CHESTNUT BURL WOOD
European Chestnut burl wood veneer is generally a rich light brown and may darken to a reddish brown with age. The grain can be straight to spiral, or interlocked. Coarse texture.
Common Uses for European Chestnut Flat Cut Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry and furniture, as well as auto interiors.
Other Name(s): Sweet Chestnut.
The Tree: Native to Europe; often reaches heights between 100-120 feet with trunks usually between 4-7 feet.
A Little History: Chestnut wood was historically used for items meant to last, like furniture and shingles.