Yellow Birch

yellow birch hardwood lumber for saleBetula Iutea. With its off white to light tan sapwood and golden brown heartwood, yellow birch grows across the Northern and northern Appalachian region. It represents less than 5% of the timber stand and lumber production. Birch is hard, strong, and heavy. It is a close-grained wood with an indistinct grain pattern. The specie works well; it is easy to paint, stain, and finish.

Yellow Birch lumber is regularly sold in the rough cut form.  It can also be surfaced, (S2S), upon request.  Yellow Birch can also be provided to customers as SLR2E if desired.

Use:
Furniture, cabinets, flooring, interior trim, architectural woodwork.

Availability:
Generally available in 4/4 and 5/4, limited availability in 6/4 and thicker. Color selected stock limited in availability.

Yellow Birch Hardwood Lumber Pricing:
As a species, Yellow Birch lumber is considered to have a moderate hardwood lumber price point.  For a quote email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Relative Working Properties:

Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Gluing
Excellent Fair Fair Good

 

Physical Properties:

Specific Gravity (12% M.C.) Average Shipping Weight kilograms (kg) per cubic metre (m3) Air Dry Average Volumetric Shrinkage (oven dry % of Green) Modulus of Rupture (Kilopascals) Modulus of Elasticity (Megapascals) Side Hardness (Newtons)
0.62 640 16.8 114,000 13,900 5,600

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