Wood of hornbeam

Hornbeam – very valuable wood species, a sort of rather small deciduous trees of family birch. It’s one of the firmest and wears proof species. For hundreds of years the hornbeam won reputation of a tree, irreplaceable in economic activity.  In ancient Chersonese with coal from a hornbeam filled braziers. Hornbeam was appreciated by blacksmith, founders, and jewelers, were used in potter’s workshop, bakeries, terms.

The hornbeam possesses high density therefore firewood from a hornbeam slowly burns down give a smokeless flame, good long decaying coals.