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European Beech Lumber

European Beech Lumber

Scientific Name: Fagus Sylvatica
Heartwood:  Pale brown to reddish brown
Sapwood: similar to heartwood hard to distinguish
Widths: 4″ – 12″+
Lengths: 4′ – 12′

Qty 1 = 1 Board Foot
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European Beech Lumber sapwood is difficult to differentiate from the heartwood. The colour varies from whitish to pale brown. Sometimes it appears more pinkish-brown. It can turn to a deeper reddish-brown with steaming. The wood sometimes has a dark red heart or darker veining. In addition European Beech Lumber has straight grain with fine and even texture. Plain Sawn boards do not have much grain pattern and are considered plain looking.

Its main uses are for furniture, cabinets, boatbuilding, turning and musical instruments. Other uses for european beech are tools, kitchenware, hardwood flooring, plywood and veneers.

If your interest in more of the details on how they grade lumber you read all about it in NHLA Rules Book.

European Beech Lumber

  • Superior Grade
  • Scientific Name: Fagus sylvatica
  • Kiln Dried
  • Weight is approximately 4.4lbs per board foot

For specific widths & lengths please ad sizes in order notes at checkout.

4/4 Thicknesses
15/16″ Rough
25/32″ S2S&SL1E
S4S you name it

5/4 Thicknesses
1-3/16″ Rough
1-1/4″ S2S&SL1E
S4S you name it

6/4 Thicknesses
1-7/16″ Rough
1-1/2″ S2S&SL1E
S4S you name it

8/4 Thicknesses
1-15/16″ Rough
1-25/32″ S2S&SL1E
S4S you name it

European Beech Lumber Characteristics

Availability:

Beech Lumber is common in 8 to 12 foot lengths. Widths can ranges from 3 inches to 12 inches and wider.

Workability:

European Beech is easy to glue, stain and dyes well thus takes an excellent finish. European Beech wood has medium stiffness and high crushing strength. It has a medium blunting effect on tools and resistance to hand tools.

Additional Information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions N/A
Thickness

4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4

Milling

Rough, S2S & SL1E, S4S

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Shipping Info

All stocked items will ship or be ready for will call 1-2 business day after purchase. Multiple purchases can be combined for lower shipping rates. Please contact Cherokee Wood Products for shipping quotes to AK, HA & Canada. Additional charges apply for shipping to PO Boxes & APO/FPO/DPO. Please contact Cherokee Wood Products for more details. We reserve the right to change shipping carriers to provide you the lowest shipping rate available. You may provide your own carrier. For over sized loads and large quantities please contact Cherokee Wood Products Customer Service for the most accurate shipping rate. Contact Us

Hardwood Lumber

Following UPS guidelines we can ship up to 150lbs per package with outside dimensions equal or less than: Length (in) + 2x Width (in) + 2x Height (in) = less than 130" • For orders that exceed the above can be shipped in multiple packages for small volumes or can shipped via Freight carrier contact us  for freight shipping quote & volume discounts.

Hardwood & MDF Mouldings

• Following UPS guidelines we can ship up to 150lbs per package with outside dimensions equal or less than 98″ x 8″ x 8″. Orders under 300ft will be shipped in multiple packages. • For orders of 300ft or more they will be shipped Freight in your choice of  8′ or 16′ lengths contact us for freight shipping quote & volume discounts

Plywood

Following UPS guidelines we can ship up to 150lbs per package with outside dimensions equal or less than: Length (in) + 2x Width (in) + 2x Height (in) = less than 130" We can make can down sheets to meet the above guidelines to the sizes of your choice. Please place cut sizes in order notes, we will contact you to confirm your order. • For orders that exceed the above can be shipped in multiple packages for small volumes or can shipped via Freight carrier contact us  for freight shipping quote & volume discounts.