Birch (Karelian Burl)
Latin Name: Betula pendula, B. alba, B. odorata
Common Name(s): English Birch, Burl Birch, Flame Birch
Sources: Western Europe, Great Britain, to Scandanavia
Characteristics: Typically distorted grain marked with burls, pin knots, color variation, heavy and varied figure patterns.
Common Cuts: Rotary cut, Plain sliced
Uses: Accent inlay work, architectural millwork, fine furniture tops, automobile dashboards and other accent components.