Wood Veneer Options


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Rotary Cut Veneer

Rotary Cut

The log is centered on a lathe and turned against a broad cutting knife set into the log at a slight angle.

How Veneer is Rotary Cut
Quarter Slicing Veneer

Quarter Slicing

The slicing is made perpendictular to the annual growth rings of the tree. This creates a straight grain appearance

How Veneer is cut with Quartered Slicing
Plain Cut Veneer

Plain Slicing

By slicing parallel to the center of the log, a raised "cathedral effect" is formed by the innermost growth rings

Rift Cut Veneer

Rift Cut

This straight grain cut is derived by slicing red and white oak at a slight angle to minimize the irregularities in the wood.

How Veneer is Rift Cut.


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