Beech (European) is 103% as hard as Red Oak (1300 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
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Beech (European) features fine graining and small rays in an attractive range of shades.
Beech (European) demonstrates a low level of stability, inferior to Red Oak.
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- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Beech (European) undergoes a medium degree of color change with a slight muting of the orange tan colors and an ambering in color over time.
- Color Range
Beech (European) that is steamed has a pink tan color; Beech (European) that is unsteamed has a blond tan color. Each type has a medium color range with overtones of pink and orange.