European Beech Wood Countertops, Bar Tops, Butcher Block Countertops


European Beech is typically used for making furniture.

Description: European Beech is typically used for making furniture. The sapwood and the heartwood are similar in color. European Beech has medium stiffness and medium resistance to hand tools. It takes finish very well, which is one reason why European Beech Wood Countertops look so beautiful.

Alternate Trade Names: Fagus Sylvatica, English, Danish, French, Romanian Beech, Buche, Rotbuche, Beuk

Origin: Central Europe, UK, western Asia

Color: White to very pale brown, can darken to a pale pink-brown or a deeper red-brown

Grain: Straight grain

Janka Hardness: 1300

European Beech typically grows to be about 100 feet (30 meters) high.

European Beech Facts: European Beech typically grows to be about 100 feet (30 meters) high. The trunk diameter typically grows to be about 4 feet (1.2 meters). Its life span is about 150 to 200 years, but can sometimes be up to 300 years. European Beech has several requirements for growth, which are humid atmosphere, well drained soil, and moderately fertile ground. A forest of beech trees tends to be very dark. Not many plant species are able to survive there due to the lack of sunlight. European Beech is commonly used as an ornamental tree in parks and large gardens in Europe, North America, and New Zealand. It is also used for solid and laminated furniture, such as desks, chairs, and benches. Other uses are for kitchenware, tools, tool handles, work benches, musical instruments, toys, plywood, and flooring.


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