Phenolic Birch (picea abies)

BOTANIC NAME: Betula pendula
ORIGIN: Europe
DESCRIPTION: Density 670 Kg/m3. Yellowish white colour or orange white appearance. Sapwood not clearly demarcated from heartwood. Straight and fine grain.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Machining in unproblematic but it has a tendency to produce lint and can jam tools. Boards with wild grain can cause grain tear out during machining operations. Turns, glues, and finishes well.
USE: Phenolic Plywood Boards.