Kingwood flat cut wood veneer heartwood ranges from violet-brown to black with darker streaks of violet, red, black, and sometimes gold. Straight grained and fine textured with high natural luster. A true Rosewood that finishes beautifully.
Common Uses for Flat Cut Kingwood Wood Veneer: Millwork, musical instruments and furniture, as well as aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Violetwood.
The Tree: A small to medium-sized tree that grows to a maximum of 50 feet with trunk diameters generally under 12 inches.
A Little History: Because it’s from a small tree, this veneer has traditionally been used for marquetry and inlay.
Region: South America