Finnish Lifestyle,  Finnish Nature

How to Peel a Birch Tree

This is the way birch tree barks were collected. The best time to peel the tree for its bark is sometime in the late spring ( Finnish time) or during the growing season when the barks can be peeled off easily. When you peel the tree in the summer time, the bark tends to stick as it is already dry. Check out the best time by checking your weather chart.

Known Use of Birch Tree Barks

In Finnish culture, people use birch tree barks for ages in all sorts of cool ways . It’s not just for show, they actually put those barks to good use. Birch bark is a fantastic material for making all kinds of containers and stuff for use particularly in the past. They can bend and shape the bark to make baskets, cups, and even boxes. It’s perfect for carrying food, storing things, or brewing up some tasty birch sap wine.

Currently, birch bark is also a big hit in making crafts. People use it to make fancy decorations like woven ornaments, jewelry, and these cool shoes. Some designers are using birch tree barks to make nice wall decors or wall covers to have a natural effect. Birch barks gets you closer to nature right in the corners of your home.

Enjoy exploring the magical world of birch bark! 🌳✨

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