|ALSO KNOWN AS:
||Red Birch, White Birch, Silver Birch, Yellow Birch
||Mostly Northern and Lakes regions of the US and Canada
||Birch is heavy, hard and strong. It has very good bending properties, with good crushing strength and shock resistance.
||The wood works fairly easily, glues well (with care), takes stain extremely well, and nails and screws satisfactorily. Pre-drilling is advised. Has moderately high shrinkage and may be subject to some movement.
||Good availability, especially when selected for color.
||Furniture, millwork and paneling, doors, flooring, kitchen cabinets, turnings and toys.