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.

Pearwood, Swiss

  • Latin name: Pyrus communis
  • Common name(s): Swiss Pearwood, European Pearwood, Pearwood
  • Sources: Western Asia to the British Isles
CHARACTERISTICS Soft, rich fine texture with reasonably straight perceivable growth rings. Heartwood is warm pinkish to pinkish brown. Veneer is almost translucent.
COMMON CUTS Plain sliced
USES Decorative veneer and lumber for architectural millwork and occasional cabinetry.
AVAILABILITY Obtainable
PRICE $$$$