Beech (American) is 103% as hard as Red Oak (1300 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
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Beech (American) has a straight, mostly closed grain and uniform texture.
Beech (American) demonstrates a low level of stability, inferior to Red Oak.
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No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Beech (American) has minimal color variation when exposed to sunlight.
- Color Range
Beech (American) wood features a pale white sapwood and reddish brown heartwood.