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″ $100.00

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Sample Pictures of Masur Birch

Please Note: The photos below are examples of the species and may no longer be products available for sale.

All pictures of wood that appear wet, have been sprayed with denatured alcohol to show the natural color.  We use denatured alcohol because it evaporates and does not affect the moisture content.