English Yew burl wood veneer colors range from golden yellow to orange-brown. It has dark purple and brown burl figure and veins. The sapwood is light yellow.
Common Uses for English Yew Burl Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, cabinetry and furniture, as well as millwork.
Common Names: European Yew, Common Yew.
The Tree: Depending on soil and climate, can grow 30-65 feet with trunk diameters between 3-5 feet.
A Little History: Yew English wood is very flexible, yet strong, making it ideally suited for use in archery bows. In fact, Yew was the wood of choice for English longbows during medieval times.