Beech, European

Scientific Name: Fagus Sylvatica

Other Names: Steamed Beech

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: Europe

Appearance: Usually steamed to achieve a consistent light reddish-brown color.

Characteristics: Straight grained with a fine even texture. Hard, strong, and stiff with a moderate blunting effect on tooling. Glues easily, stains well, and takes an excellent finish.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.7 Good Excellent 1800 1.83 17100

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