May 2019 | Wood of the Month

May 1, 2019
May 2019 | Wood of the Month

May 2019 WOM | Redwood Burl is rich, warm and full of character. Burl veneer is produced from large, wart-like growths on the trunk of the tree. Burls grow below the soil line on Redwood, usually within 10 feet from the soil surface. Most notably used in automotive dashboards, Redwood Burl is also a perfect choice for aircraft and yacht building, as well as high end furniture. Contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales team by emailing sales@mbveneer.com with questions or comments.

Fun fact: This species includes the tallest living trees on Earth, reaching up to 379 feet (115.5 m) in height and up to 29.2 feet (8.9 m) in diameter. These trees are also among the oldest living things on Earth. The oldest known coast redwood is about 2,200 years old; many others in the wild exceed 600 years. (Source: The Gymnosperm Database, Earle, Christopher J., ed. (2018))

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