Redwood quarter cut wood veneer sapwood is nearly white with a heartwood that is light to red to a deep reddish-brown. Redwood quarter cut veneer possesses a straight grain and a coarse texture.
Common Uses: Architectural panels, millwork, fine furniture and cabinetry, as well as yacht and aircraft interiors.
Other Name(s): Coast Redwood, California Redwood.
The Tree: Redwood is the state tree of California. Native range extends southward from southern Oregon for almost 500 miles along the Pacific coast. This species includes the tallest living trees on Earth, reaching up to 379 feet (115.5 m) in height and up to 29.2 feet (8.9 m) in diameter.
A Little History: The oldest known coast redwood is about 2,200 years old; many others in the wild also exceed 600 years.
Region: North America