Birch Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'

Birch Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'
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Birch Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'

A straight-grained wood with fine even texture. Heavy and very strong. Straight-grain lumber works well. however, swirly or irregular grain may be difficult to machine without tear out.

About Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)

Weight

3.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
Same as red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1260

Janka Rating
-2.33% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.62

Specific Gravity
-3.13% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak

map of where Birch tree grows
Birch is a domestic wood from North America

A straight-grained wood with fine even texture. Heavy and very strong. Straight-grain lumber works well. however, swirly or irregular grain may be difficult to machine without tear out.

color of Birch
Color Range
Cream or light brown tinged with red.
the Birch tree
What's The Tree Like?
The largest of the North American birches. The tree usually reaches about 65 feet in height with a straight, tapering trunk generally about 30" in diameter.
other names for Birch
Other Names
American birch, Birch, Gray birch, Silver birch, Swamp birch, Yellow birch
uses for Birch
Some Typical Uses
Cabinets, furniture, joinery, flooring, turning, and high grade plywood.
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