Birch Bark

Birch Bark

Birch Bark

Birch Bark


Birch Bark Canoe

Birch Bark Canoe


Birch Bark Crafting

Birch bark is usually available in stock flattened sheets that are 2 to 3 mm in thickness.
Harvest normally starts in mid-May. It is removed from logs after they have been cut for lumber.

It is used as a wall covering (both inside and out). When ordering for craft projects I suggest that you order somewhat more than the exact dimensions as the pieces sent are not exact and there will be some waste. You will find that dried bark can be made more flexible by heating in warm or hot water or by steaming. Several layers of white paper may be peeled away on thick bark to make the remaining sheets easier to cut or fold.

Here is a partial list of the items that have beenn made utilizing birch bark:

    Rustic furniture
    Baskets
    Light switch panel covers
    Mail box covers
    Mineature canoes
    Canoes
    Pencil holders
    Lamp shades
    Place mats
    Sign frames
    Tissue box holders
    Flower pot covers

To learn more about using birch bark visit http://www.nativetech.org/brchbark/brchbark.htm

We will send 15 square feet of flattened sheets of bark of various sizes for $97.50 (including shipping) within CONUS.




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