Overall good workability; it machines well, and glues, finishes, and turns well. Beech also responds superbly to steam-bending. It does, however, have a large amount of movement in service, so movement and wood stability must be taken into account.
Available in Pink (Steamed)
|Colour / Appearance||Very pale pink-brown that turns reddish-brown when steamed|
|Grain / Texture||Straight grain with fine and even texture|
|Janka Hardness||1,450 lbf (6,460 N)|
|Uses||Cabinet making, high-class joinery, desks and workbenches, domestic flooring, construction and utility plywood. Sliced veneers are used for decorative veneering|