Messages

Subject:
I thought Bentwood rockers were made of...
Response To:
American Beech market ()

Barry Irby
Beech. Was it American beech or European Beech or Beech at all? My dim recollection is that it was not good for saw lumber but could be split and rived into long strips that could be bent into the shapes for the chairs. At that point the wood was strong and resilient.

© 1998 - 2017 by Ellis Walentine. All rights reserved.
No parts of this web site may be reproduced in any form or by
any means without the written permission of the publisher.

WOODCENTRAL, P.O. BOX 493, SPRINGTOWN, PA 18081