European beech is, in many ways, an easy hardwood to finish in a woodworking project because any clear protective finish will come out beautifully with little effort. Beech is a dense and closed-grain wood, and that makes it nice for getting a wonderful glass-smooth sheen. However, it’s a little difficult to stain or dye and get the color to come out evenly. That is unless you know a few tricks. So in this video we’ll show you all kinds of tips and techniques for both clear finishes as well as for staining the wood to get your best result for your woodworking projects.