THE WOOD FLOOR STORE
New Jersey's Leading Wood Flooring Center

1271 Route 22 East, Lebanon, NJ 08833
1-877-851-5563

Beech Wood Floor

Beech Flooring Room Scene Color: Heartwood is mostly reddish brown; sapwood is generally pale white.

Grain: Mostly closed, straight grain; fine, uniform texture. Coarser than European beech.

Variations within species and grades: Only one species is native to the United States. Moderate to high color variation between boards.

Hardness (Janka): 1300; 1% harder than Northern red oak.

Dimensional Stability: Below average (change coefficient .00431; 17% less stable than red oak)

Durability: Elastic, hard; excellent shock resistance. Wears well and stays smooth when subjected to friction popular for factory floors.

Workability
Sawing/Machining: Difficult to work with hand tools, but good machining qualities.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.

Nailing: Good holding ability, but has a tendency to split.

Finishing: No known problems.

National Wood Flooring Association

The Wood Floor Store
Lebanon Plaza, 1271 Route 22 East
P.O. Box 690, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Hunterdon County, Central New Jersey
908-236-7117

info@wood-floor-store.com

National Wood Flooring Association

The Wood Floor Store
Lebanon Plaza, 1271 Route 22 East
P.O. Box 690, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Hunterdon County, Central New Jersey
908-236-7117

info@wood-floor-store.com