Beech, European - Steamed

European Beech Timber Species – Fagus sylvatica

European Beech AKA Euro Beech, Unsteamed European Beech, Steamed European Beech, Unsteamed Euro Beech, Steamed Euro Beech.

Wood Appearance

Colour – Naturally a pinkish-brown to a reddish-brown

Grain – Straight Grain

Wood Properties

Density – 640 kg/m3

Durability – Not Available

Hardness – Not Available

Identification Features

Sapwood – Not distinguishable from the heartwood

Heartwood – Naturally a pinkish-brown to a reddish-brown

Texture – A fine and even texture

Wood Structure

Growth Rings – It also features a prominent figure that is defined by its clear growth rings

Vessels – Not Available

Parenchyma – Not Available

Rays – Numerous

Other Features

Burning Splinter Test – Not Available