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> I'm currently working on deck design's for my next project and have been
> given some beech. Can anyone tell me any thing about it's characteristics
> and what it might be like to work with. I thought I might use some for
> accent strips. Also I'm looking for some really dark wood. The only thing
> I can think of is Western Red Cedar as dark as possible or mahongany. I
> don't really want mahogany to heavy and hard. Any input would be helpful!
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