Bark & Rock

Birch Masur Burr

Where: Finland and Russia

Botanical Name: Betula pendula

Masur Birch is not a particular species of birch, but rather a distinctive figuring that is most commonly seen in Downy and also Silver Birch. Once thought to have been caused by the activity of a specific type of beetle larvae, Masur Birch has now been revealed as the result of a hereditary condition in certain trees.

Masur Birch is commonly used for turned objects, knife handles and other small specialty items that use decorative veneer.

Please note: since wood is a natural product, your Bark & Rock notebook truly is unique and is likely to differ in both pattern and shade from the photographs on our website. These are designed to be indicative of a given type of wood in general.

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