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.

Variety of Veneer Species

The warmth, beauty, and functionality of wood combined with unique characteristics found in many veneer species make it one of the most remarkable building and decorative materials on earth.

The following photographs and narrative is offered as a general depiction and discussion with the intention of providing a broad overview of a number of common and exotic wood species often specified for architectural applications. They are not intended and indeed should not be interpreted as representing in whole or in part any particular species, the total of all anticipated characteristics or the amount of any given characteristic, the number of trade or common names, the specific uses, or actual pricing.

Columbia Forest Products welcomes inquiries resulting from your review of the contents of this page with the understanding that specifications may not be finalized until all parties are in agreement as to the expectations of the end user, specifier, and/or buyer. To complete this process, we encourage you to ask questions, seek examples that assist in meeting your expectations, and communicate those expectations to all parties.

These photographic examples may not accurately represent the natural variations of color and grain pattern that may exist on full size panels.