Wednesday, March 13, 2013

American Beech (Fagus Grandifolia)

Status: Secure and available.

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Found in Eastern US, these members of the Fagceae family (Fagus) can grow to 100-130 feet in height and 3-5 feet in diameter. .

Color Medium to light brown.

Medium texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .54-.73. Avg. Dry Weight:  46 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Furniture, Flooring and turnings.

American Beech from a Timber Crib Dam (Submerge for at least 200 years)

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