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.
Available Thickness: 25, 38, 50, 52, 60, 70, 80mm
Origin: 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.