European Chestnut quarter cut wood veneer ranges from a straw color to a light brown. Darkens to a reddish brown with age. The grain can be straight to spiral, or interlocked. Coarse texture.
Common Uses for European Chestnut Quarter Cut Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry and doors, as well as furniture.
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: Historically used for items meant to last, like furniture and shingles.