Machiche flat cut wood veneer has colors ranging between honey browns to reddish browns with some occasional chocolates. Its grain can be straight, irregular, or interlocked, with a coarse texture. Low to medium luster. Finishes bring out the fine, light-colored parenchyma bands, giving the wood handsome character.
Common Uses for Flat Cut Machiche Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry and doors, as well as furniture. Also yacht and aircraft interiors.
The Tree: Grows up to 100 feet with a trunk diameter ranging around 2-3 feet.
A Little History: The timber is used for heavy construction within its native region. Also traditionally used for decking and flooring.
Region: South America