Masur Birch (figured)
Grading System for Masur Birch:
1A: Some figured areas in the
2A: Some very good figure, at
least on one side with decent figure on some other areas too
3A: Really Excellent figure
on at least a couple of sides and most other areas have some figure.
4A: Incredible figure on at
least two sides, good figure elsewhere
4AFine: Incredible figure like
4A, but has some areas of figure that are ultra small, very hard to find.
Note that all wood grading is subjective.
We have graded them a certain way based on the overall quality, and they
don't always correspond exactly to the above definitions. Most
people would agree that each higher grade is better than the last grade.