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)

  • Europe

Data sheet

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