buy masur birch wood at hearne hardwoods


  • From Scandinavia
  • Figure similar to birdseye maple
  • Can be highly spalted
  • Highly prized for veneer and wood turning

Characteristics of Masur Birch

Origin of Wood Type Scandinavia
Botanical Name Betula pendula
Specific Gravity 0.66
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.25 lb/bf
Color Range White – Black – Gold
Rarity / Availability Rare when figured
Typical Avg. Width 2″ to 10″
Typical Avg. Length 1′ to 4′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Guitar Building / Instrument making, Wood Turning, Inlaying & Box Making
Lumber Grades Flitch, Billet, Turning Blocks
Other Trade Names Karelian Birch, Scandinavia Birch, European Birch

Karelian Birch Lumber Detailed Pricing:

Species Thickness Grade Grain Orientation Width Range Length Range Price Per BF
Birch (European) 4/4 FAS Flat Sawn 1.00″ to 10.00″ 12.00″ to 48.00″ $70.00

Call for availability: 1.610.932.7400 / 1.888.814.0007