Generally has a straight grain. Tends to be a light tan to reddish brown; color darkens and reddens with age (similar to Cherry) and has no visible distinction between heartwood and sapwood.
Has a straight grain. The heartwood is a light pinkish brown and darkens to a medium reddish brown with time and exposure to light. The sapwood is a pale yellowish color.
European Steamed Beech
Grain is straight, with a fine to medium uniform texture. European Beech is a pale cream color, sometimes with a pink or brown hue. European Steamed Beech is steamed to create a more uniform and consistent color.
Grain is generally straight, but may be wavy. Sapwood color ranges from white, to an off-white creamy color. Heartwood tends to be a darker reddish brown.
Has a straight grain, with a coarse, uneven texture. The heartwood is a light to medium brown, commonly with a reddish cast.
Grain is usually straight, but can be irregular. The heartwood ranges from a lighter pale brown to a dark brown with darker brown streaks. Sapwood nearly white.