A stiff wood with excellent shock resistance, commonly used in fine furniture. Birch is usually straight-grained, with a fine, often wavy structure.
A Birch floor gives a room light, elegant look and can help to accentuate the rest of the decor. Birch undergoes a medium degree of change from the freshly sanded cream to reddish yellow as it ages. Birch is 25% softer than Oak.