American Sycamore burl wood veneer sapwood ranges from pale to dark brown or reddish-brown. Interlocked to irregular grain; medium to finely textured. Strong burl figure.
Common Uses for American Sycamore Burl Wood Veneer: Panels, cabinetry and high end furniture, as well as millwork.
Other Name(s): American Planetree, also Buttonball or Buttonwood.
The Tree: Average height of 120 feet, with trunk diameters usually between 3-6 feet.
A Little History: Because of its toughness, American Sycamore is the favorite wood for butcher blocks.
Region: North America