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Ours is kiln dried Beech. The sapwood is hard to differentiate from the heartwood. The colour varies from whitish to very pale brown, and may darken to a pale pinkish-brown. Typically steamed Beech differs from unsteamed due to the overall pink-red shade, it turns to a deeper reddish-brown with steaming. Sometimes the wood has a dark red heart or darker veining. It has a straight grain with fine, even texture and a tiny short flecks that are uniquely characteristic with Beech. Quarter sawn, it may display an attractive broad ray figure on radial surfaces. Beech is fairly plain and consistent throughout and overall there are only subtle grain changes and character. A light coloured wood with multiple uses. Often used for door beads (internally), skirtings, door veneers, furniture and cabinet work. Typically found in office buildings as reception desks, screens etc.
At Wooduchoose we offer European Beech S/E, or Beech for most of our products. We recommend as; Beech skirting board, Beech architrave, Beech cover fillets, Beech mouldings. There are however many other products that this wood can be used for.
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