Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus
The hornbeam is the most massive of our native tree species.The yellow white wood is considered to be tough and elastic. It even has a higher break strength than oak.
The structure of hornbeam impresses with its simple beauty, the poresare really fine. The wood is pretty hard, you should use only sharp tools. Disadvantages are the tendency to tear, throwing and shrinkage. Especially for building a snooker cue this wood is often used.
Source Region: East Africa
Please Note: In addition to our standard return policy conditions, all costs incurred to ship wood back to Bachmann KT GmbH will be at the buyer's expense. The wood cannot be machined in any way. Since this is a natural product, the grain may differ from the picture.