||Gray Birch; Silver Birch; or Swamp Birch
||Very pale sapwood to a deep red heartwood; Strength is good; Weight moderate to heavy.
||Can tear out around knots and can dull tools.
||Takes a good edge.
||Finishes to an excellent lustre & stains very well.
||Furniture; veneers; flooring.
||Moderately priced but clear sapwood tends to run narrow; Usually stock of 6" & wider; Has color variatoins.