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Birch Wide Plank Flooring

Birch’s utilitarian properties have made it one of the most sought-after woods on the market. It is the most widely used wood for the veneers used to make doors, paneling, and furniture. That strong and dimensionally stable veneer is also the primary material for most plywood.

But, its utility should not overshadow its striking beauty. Birch’s golden color and gently woven grain patterns make it a sophisticated and desirable choice for hardwood flooring. Stir birch’s surprising durability into the mix and the result is an alluring option that will brighten and beautify any home.

birch wide plank flooring - vermont plank
Finish

Vermont Plank Flooring can supply your custom-milled Birch floor unfinished, to be finished onsite after installation - or we can prefinish it for you. Browse popular Birch finish options below.
The muted red heartwood and golden-yellow sapwood tones of birch wood are enhanced by this finish’s low sheen.
This finish’s satin sheen accentuates Birch’s natural contrasts; its red-brown heartwood and golden sapwood are highlighted for a stunning effect.

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Solid / Engineered

The birch tree’s smooth white to light grey bark makes it easy to spot in the northern forests that stretch from New England to the Great Lake states. The native inhabitants of that region knew well the usefulness of the tree. They stripped the flexible, papery bark from downed trees and used it to construct waterproof canoes, wigwams, and bowls.

In more recent years, the tree has also provided extracts for flavorings, glues, and oils. And its natural aural resonance makes it sought after for everything from speaker cabinets to drumkits to guitars. As a hardwood flooring material, birch’s sunny yet sturdy disposition has prompted growing popularity and stature.

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