beech trunk


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" Beech is not nearly as watertight as oak. That means it would soak up water and rot quickly. Beech is also very elastic (bendy), so the wood would not be able to keep its shape."

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Roman well lining
The Romans used oak
for this piece of well lining
- they knew their wood!
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