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.


  • Latin name: Guarea cedrata
  • Common name(s): Guarea
  • Sources: Tropical West Africa to Uganda
CHARACTERISTICS Pale brown to pinkish brown sapwood with dark brown to reddish brown heartwood. Occasional interlocked grain can produce mottled or draped figure patterns.
COMMON CUTS Quarter sliced, Plain sliced
USES Decorative veneer and lumber for architectural millwork and occasional cabinetry.
AVAILABILITY Reasonable availability depending on level of specification
PRICE $$$-$$$$ depending on specification