European Beech

European Prime Grade Beech (unsteamed)


Kiln Dried

Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content


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Square edge

All boards have had wane machined off


Widths

100mm and wider up to about 350mm
(Wider widths are subject to stock availability)

Thickness available

Grain-Beech

From stock – 26, 32, 38 & 51mm
To order – 64, 75 & 100mm

Lengths

From 2 metres and longer up to about 4 metres


Appearance

Whitish to biscuit colour, usually straight gained and fine with an even texture


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Uses

  • Furniture
  • Cabinet making
  • High class internal joinery
  • Turnery
  • Toys
  • Work tops / bread boards
  • Musical instruments

Working properties

  • Machines well
  • Pre drilling recommended for screws and nails
  • Stains and finishes well
  • Exceptionally good for steam bending
  • Glues well
  • Poor stability
  • Large movement in service

Physical properties

  • Hard and heavy
  • High bending & crushing strength
  • High stiffness and shock resistance

Durability

  • Non-durable