Name: - Beech

Sources: -Europe, including Great Britain

Colour: -White or pinkish brown

Advantages: -Beech is ver hard and tough. It is also strong, with a close straight grain. Beech polishes well and withstands shocks and wear.

Disadvantages: - It is not suitable for permanent outdoor use because it is not durable when exposed to changes in moisture. It can be heavy because it is so dense and may be difficult to work.

Uses: - Kitchen surface tops, indoor chairs, floors, wooden toys, plywood and turned products.