BEECH EUROPEAN FIGURED (FIDDLEBACK) WOOD
European Beech figured flat cut wood veneer is warm beige to tan in color. The close grain is straight to interlocked and has a fine texture. Fiddleback figure.
Common Uses for European Beech Figured Flat Cut Wood Veneer: Architectural panels and millwork, cabinetry and high end furniture.
Other Name(s): Also called Common Beech.
The Tree: Grows to heights of 100-130 feet, with trunk diameters around 3-5 feet.
A Little History: The nuts from European Beech trees were food for prehistoric man and are still consumed today.