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Beech

The heartwood can be pink or a more popular warm reddish brown and may also feature traces of orange, while the sapwood is pale and narrow. Even-textured, myrtle beech has a fine grain that can be straight, interlocked or feature a fiddle back pattern. Growth rings may also be visible. The burls and knotty wood of myrtle beech are favoured by craftspeople, A strong and dense timber, it is not particularly durable, favoured for interior uses.

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