Wood Atlas - Xylarium

Beech, spalted

lat. Fagus syvatica

Beech, spalted

European beech (Fagus syvatica) © Malene ThyssenThe European beech (Fagus syvatica) is one of the most common deciduous trees in Germany and Central Europe. Its wood has a slightly reddish color and is used extensively in industry, especially in mass manufacturing of furniture. The tree can reach heights of about 115 feet and live to an age of about 300 years, occasionally even older.
The wood is hard, heavy, and can be worked quite well. Whether steamed or not, the wood is quite uniform with little variation. Tumbled beech wood, on the other hand, has fine black veins and a play on colors that make it quite eye-catching.


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