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Origin of Wood Type:
Scandinavia
Botanical Name:
Betula alba!
Specific Gravity:
.66
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
3.25 lb/bf
Color Range:
White - Black - Gold
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Rare when figured
Typical Avg. Width:
2" to 10"
Typical Avg. Length:
1' to 4'
Avg. Waste Factor (?):
30%

Wood Uses:

Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Guitar Building / Instrument making, Wood Turning, Inlaying & Box Making
lumber Grades (?):

Flitch, Billet, Turning Blocks

Other Trade Names:

Karelian Birch, Scandinavia Birch

Description:

*From Scandinavia
*Figure similar to birdseye maple
*Can be highly spalted
*Highly prized for veneer and wood turning

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