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Beech

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(Red)Oak

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(White)Oak
 Beech (Fagus grandifolia) 

 Color: Redish brown heartwood, with pale  white sapwood .

 Grain: Mostly closed,straight grain,  uniform texture. Coarser than European  beech
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 Properties: Hardness:1300% Janka Table,  1% harder than Northern red oak  Durability:Elastic, hard; excellant shock  resistance. Wears wells, stays smooth when  subjected to friction floors.