Birch Bark

Please see at the bottom of the page for the pricing formulas.

Type 1 bark

White paper-birch bark

This is a young tree and may produce sheets generally no bigger than 2' X 2' See below for the pricing formula -- $18.00/sq. ft.

Type 2 bark

White paper-birch bark

This is an older tree with some sheets up to 2' X 3' in size or better. See below for the pricing formula -- $9.60 / sq. ft. + S&H

Type 2.5

As above but with considerable flaking. Sheets are from 4ft X 4ft maximum.See below for the pricing formula -- $9.60 / sq. ft. + S&H

Type 3

It is like type 2 except that it has moss or lichen growing on it. Sheets are from 4ft X 4ft maximum.See below for the pricing formula -- $9.60 / sq. ft. + S&H

Type 3a

Sheets are from 4ft X 4ft maximum. -- $14.40/sq. ft. + S&H

Type 3b

Sheets are from 4ft X 4ft maximum. -- $14.40/sq. ft. S&H

Type 3c

Sheets are from 4ft X 4ft maximum. -- $14.40/sq. ft. S&H

Type 4

This type is similar to type 2 but with less flaking and a smoother texture -- Sheets are from 4ft X 4ft maximum.-- $9.60 / sq. ft. + S&H

Type 5

It is as above but has shelf fungus growing from it. Sheets are from 4ft X 4ft maximum. See below for the pricing formula -- $9.60 / sq. ft. + S&H

Type 6

Parchment is paper-thin sheets of either type of birchbark. The sheets are about 18 X 18 or smaller. See below for the pricing formula -- $18.00/sq. ft.

Type 7

Scroll is fairly thick birchbark that has curled on drying in the shape of a scroll. See below for the pricing formula -- $9.60 / sq. ft. + S&H

Type 8

Canoe bark is the darker, banded layer of  subsurface bark (below the white surface layer). See below for the pricing formula: -- $9.60 / sq. ft. + S&H

Black Birch

The outer bark is relatively inseperable from the inner bark -- $00.50/sq.in.+ S&H

Yellow (Sweet) Birch -- $00.50/sq.in.. + S&H

The outer bark is difficult to seperate from the inner bark.

Before artificial methods were introduced, the inner bark was harvested for its Wintergreen oil and a very delightful tea or flour can be made from it.

Silver Birch

Pricing Formulas

Birch bark is priced according to type, size and quality according to the following basic formula:

Type 1 and 6 of White Birch Bark: Number of square inches divided by 8 equals the price in dollars and cents plus shipping .

Types 3a, b and c are: Number of sq. inches divided by 10 + S&H = $

The other types are square inches divided by 15 + S&H

Remnants or odd-and-end pieces are a mixture of  birchbark types of various sizes and thicknesses and quality. This is an excellent buy for many crafts projects or for herbal uses. This is sold by weight at the rate of $5.50/ounce plus shipping

Silver Birch is priced the same way . Write for details on other barks.

birch log and other boxes

birchbark napkin rings, coasters, toothpic holders and pot holders

To Order: In general, for under 13 ounces in the U.S., the S&H will be $11.50 and for orders above 13 ounces add $3.00 for every pound except for foreign destinations and very large or heavy orders in which case I will need to research the cost. To pay by Credit Card, Debit Card or PayPal, log on to PayPal and deposit payment to my account using my nado@naturallist.com address and send me confirmation of the deposit. Add $3.00 to the order to cover for the PayPal service. Otherwise, to order send a personal check (up to 10 working days to clear) or other negotiable money order or currency (shipping within 2-7 working days) in the amount of the order plus S&H to Richard Nadeau, P. O. Box 337, Stratton, Maine 04982

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