After the slabs are dried, we sand them flat and clean up both faces. Berkshire Products was started in 1987 by Alan Zablonski, a former woodworking teacher, and his wife Joyce Vandemark. With an inventory of over 10,000 live edge slabs, we are sure you can find that perfect slab for your next project. Our slabs are stored in four huge buildings in vertical stacks for easy customer viewing if you are able to make the trip! Over the past nearly 30 years we have constantly modernized our equipment so we can produce the best possible kiln dried live edge slabs.
Beech is found in the Northeast, Appalachians and Ohio-Mississippi river valleys. Beech has a dull sapwood but. The heartwood is a pale cream with a light red or brown hue and slight ray flakes. The grain is usually straight with a fine uniform texture.Quartersawn Beech is quite attractive with a sliver-tone ray fleck pattern. Beech is rated as non-durable with regard to decay and is susceptible to insect attack.
Beech is a strong and heavy wood; similar to Ash in both its hardness and bendability. If using hand tools it may be difficult to work with, but easy to machine. It glues, finishes, and turns well. Beech is frequently used for food and liquid containers since it has no odor to taste. It is also used in furniture, veneers, flooring, instruments, turned objects, and other small woodenware.Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. The item "Beech unfinished natural wood slab live edge table wide custom countertop 3203x1" is in sale since Monday, June 26, 2017. This item is in the category "Crafts\Home Arts & Crafts\Woodworking\Wood & Project Materials\Woodworking Lumber". The seller is "berkproducts6mtc" and is located in Sheffield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.