Birch, Yellow

Sapwood is light yellow and heartwood is reddish-brown. Yellow Birch has a straight grain with a fine texture.

Machinability: When straight grained, it machines easily, but where there is curly or disturbed grain, tear-out can be experienced. Its’ uniform, dense surface accepts nails and screws well. Care must be given when staining – conditioning aids in a more even color.  It polishes extremely well.

Density: Specific gravity of .71

Thickness: 4/4

Grades: Sel. & Better, 1 Com.

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