Many often overlook American Beech as a utility hardwood, but because of its durability and low cost, Beech can be exceptionally useful in woodworking. It is great for laser engraving and is a cheaper alternative to more expensive woods like Hard Maple. Beech has a fine, even texture.
- Common Names: Beech, American Beech, Fagus grandifolia
- Origin: Midwest and eastern United States
- Color: Pale cream, sometimes with a pink or brown hue
- Janka Hardness: 1300 lbs/ft
- Avg. Weight: 3.81 lbs/bdft
- General Workability: Beech has fairly good workability and hardness similar to Hard Maple. It cuts, glues, turns, and finishes well. Beech also responds well to steam bending and laser engraving or cutting.
Project Ready? These thin wood sheets are perfect for scroll sawing, laser cutting and engraving, thick veneers, and much more.
Our Project Ready Beech boards are kiln dried and surfaced and sanded to 150 grit on two sides.
Sizes are exact. |
This is all solid Beech hardwood, not plywood, and is not glued. |
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These Beech boards are solid hardwood, sanded to 150 grit on two sides. Sizes are exact.