EUROPE

GERMAN BEECH

Widely-used hardwood in Europe for its hardness, wear-resistance, strength, excellent bending capabilities and low prices make this hardwood a mainstay for many European woodworkers. Depending on soil conditions, German Beech can grow to very large sizes, and wide, long lumber is commonly available for use.

DISTRIBUTION
Found throughout the forests of Europe.

COMMON USES
Lumber, veneer, flooring, boatbuilding, furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments (piano pinblocks), plywood, and turned objects.

DURABILITY
Beech is considered non-durable or perishable; it is also susceptible to insect attack.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

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