OAK SPESSART WOOD
Spessart Oak quarter cut wood veneer is generally an even, light to medium brown. This wood species grows exclusively in the Spessart Forest of Bavaria, Germany, and is considered the gold standard of all oaks. Because of strict forest management, this forest has mineral-free soil, annual rainfall and proper drainage. As a result, the cut wood has a beautiful consistent color, as well as a tight uniform grain structure.
Common Uses for Spessart Oak Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, architectural millwork, cabinetry and doors, as well as furniture.
Other Names: Also known as European Oak.
The Tree: These old growth trees average 20-30 growth rings per inch. Spessart Oak is selectively cut at peak maturity and in accordance with proper forest management. In fact, a Spessart Oak tree will grown to maturity between three to four hundred years before it is ready to be harvested for veneer production.