Veneer Species Guide

Columbia Forest Products is proud to offer an exciting variety of hardwood and decorative softwood species of faces to meet the demand for architectural individuality in interior design applications.

Beech, European

  • Latin name: Fagus sylvatica
  • Common name(s): European Beech
  • Sources: Europe
CHARACTERISTICS Very light sapwood with pale pinkish brown heartwood, often made more uniformly brown through the log steaming process. Rays are slightly enlarged and will show up as flake when quarter sliced.
COMMON CUTS Plain sliced, Rotary cut
USES Institutional furniture, chairs, joinery, paneling, architectural millwork, specialty applications.