buy european chestnut wood at hearne hardwoods inc


  • Member of the chestnut family
  • Good substitute for American Chestnut (grain & color are very similar)
  • Tree unaffected by the chestnut blight of North America
  • Usually only available in flitch cut material
Shop for European Chestnut

Characteristics of European Chestnut

Origin of Wood Type Europe
Botanical Name Castanea sativa
Specific Gravity 0.54
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.00 lb/ bf
Color Range Tan – Yellow – Light Brown
Rarity / Availability Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width 4″ to 15″
Typical Avg. Length 6′ to 14′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.5
Wood Uses Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Carving, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades Flitch
Other Trade Names Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut
European Chestnut Lumber Pricing