The sapwood of European Beech is white with a red tinge, while the heartwood is light to dark reddish brown.
Beech has white sapwood and light reddish brown heartwood. The wood is generally straight grained with a fine uniform texture.
25, 38, 50, 52, 60, 70, 80mm
Romania, Europe, Germany
The wood works fairly easily, glues well with care, takes stain and polish extremely well, and nails and screws satisfactorily where pre-boring is advised. It dries rather slowly with little degrade, but it has moderately high shrinkage, so is susceptible to movement in performance.