Inventory - Species:
Sycamore
Platanus occidentalis

Origin:  Sycamore trees are located throughout most of the eastern half of the United States.

Color:  This species has a white to light tan sapwood, while the heartwood is a darker reddish brown.   Sycamore usually has a fine and even texture that is similiar to maple.  It can have ray flake figure when quartersawn.

Janka Hardness:  770 (medium-soft).  It is similiar in hardness to Mahogany.

Decay and Weather Resistance: It is rated as a non-durable wood and will decay when in contact with the ground.

Workability:  Sycamore is easy to work with both hand and machine tools.  It can be a little troublesome in surfacing and machine operations due to an interlocking grain.  This wood turns, glues and finishes well.

Uses:  This wood is largely used in making furniture, interior finishes of houses, butcher blocks, and flooring.

 

To view available slabs listed in our website inventory. Click on a desired thickness listed in the chart to the right. Keep in mind we only have about 1/10th of our inventory listed online, so feel free to reach out to a member of our sales team for more assistance in your search: info@berkshireproducts.com

 

Sycamore
Available in:
5/4 6/4 8/4
(select desired thickness)

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