Rauli quarter cut wood veneer is overall red-toned. There are some browns, oranges and sometimes green tones. The grain is usually straight, even with weak figure.
Common Uses: Architectural panels, cabinetry and doors, as well as furniture and millwork.
Other name(s): South American Beech, Chilean cherry.
The Tree: Rauli is a hardwood from Chile that typically reaches 130 feet in height. Trunk diameters are usually only between 2 to 3 feet. However, Rauli can sometimes have a trunk diameter between 6 to 8 feet. (Source: woodworkingnetwork.com)
Region: South America