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.
Found throughout the forests of Europe.
Lumber, veneer, flooring, boatbuilding, furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments (piano pinblocks), plywood, and turned objects.
Beech is considered non-durable or perishable; it is also susceptible to insect attack.