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.

Paldao

  • Latin name: Dracontomelum dao
  • Common name(s): New Guineawood
  • Sources: Phillipines
CHARACTERISTICS Gray brown heartwood with tinges of greenish to brown to nearly black stripes. Medium texture. Interlocked grain produces straight stipe appearance when quarter sliced.
COMMON CUTS Quarter sliced, Plain sliced, Rotary cut
USES Kitchen and bath cabinetry, fine furniture, architectural millwork, molding, flooring, architectural as wall paneling, casework, office furniture.
AVAILABILITY Scarce
PRICE $$$$