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.

Gum, Red

  • Latin name: Liquidambar styraciflua
  • Common name(s): American Red Gum, Sweet Gum, Hazel Pine
  • Sources: USA to Central America
CHARACTERISTICS Pinkish white sapwood contrasting with reddish brown heartwood with dark streaks usually present. Interlocked grain may produce striped and occasionally mottled figure appearance.
COMMON CUTS Plain sliced, Rotary cut
USES Cabinetry, millwork, paneling, fine furniture, flooring, and molding.