Latin name: Betula spp.
Common name(s): White Birch, Yellow Birch, Red Birch
Sources: USA and Canada
Characteristics: Light tan to pale yellow sapwood with red to ruddy heart wood. Grain is tight and smooth with normal amounts of figure and other characteristics.
Common cuts: Rotary (primarily), Plain sliced (available)
Uses: Decorative veneer and lumber primarily for kitchen cabinetry and furniture. Excellent surface for painting.