Beech Wood Countertops and Table Tops


General Description:

Beech is a reddish brown hardwood with straight, fine close grain, and has a very even uniform appearance.

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Janka Hardness



Beech offers a medium range of color variability. In the drying process, Beech which is steamed yields a pink/orangey tan color.

Color Change:

Beech undergoes a medium degree of color change with a slight muting of the orangey tan colors and an ambering in color over time.


It has a fine, tight grain and large medullar rays, similar in appearance to maple or birch woods


Beech is widely used in furniture where its light orangey tan color along with its fine graining and small rays offer a distinct contemporary look.


Finishes well with stains or transparent finishes.