BIRCH

WHITE BIRCH

Some of the advantages of white birch are :



  • Durability
  • White color
  • No mineral streaks (fleck)
  • 20% savings over the price of maple wood

However, it is a small tree in diameter and shorter that other common hardwoods.

TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Color

Sapwood is creamy white. Heartwood is pale brown.


Texture

Close grain, uniform, similar grain pattern as hard maple, altough 25% softer.


Application

Furniture, flooring, mouldings, millwork, turning, ice cream sticks.

In addition of the standard N.H.L.A. grading rules we offer custom made products to suit the needs of :

  • Kitchen door cabinet manufacturers
  • Kitchen cabinet manufacturers
  • Kitchen manufacturers
  • Furniture manufacturers
  • Edge glued panel manufacturers
  • Flooring manufacturers

Grade NHLA (green or kiln-dried)

  • Select & Better
  • #1 Common
  • #2 Common
  • #3 Common A


Select & Better

#1 Common

#2 Common

House Grade (green or kiln-dried)

  • For pannel clear one face white 1 face pin knots less than 1/4" allowed (wood can be cut to your specifications).


YELLOW BIRCH

Some of the advantages of white birch are :



  • Durability
  • Yellow color
  • No mineral streaks (fleck)
  • 20% savings over the price of maple wood

However, it is a small tree in diameter and shorter that other common hardwoods.

TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Color

Sapwood is creamy white. Heartwood is pale brown.


Texture

Close grain, uniform, similar grain pattern as hard maple, altough 15% softer.


Application

Furniture, flooring, mouldings, millwork, turning, ice cream sticks.

In addition of the standard N.H.L.A. grading rules we offer custom made products to suit the needs of :

  • Kitchen door cabinet manufacturers
  • Kitchen cabinet manufacturers
  • Kitchen manufacturers
  • Furniture manufacturers
  • Edge glued panel manufacturers
  • Flooring manufacturers

Grade NHLA (green or kiln-dried)

  • Select & Better
  • #1 Common
  • #2 Common
  • #3 Common A


Select & Better

#1 Common

#2 Common

House Grade (green or kiln-dried)

  • For pannel clear one face white 1 face pin knots less than 1/4" allowed (wood can be cut to your specifications).