Popular Log Cuts

Veneer cutting methods

American Black Walnut, Quarter Cut, Veneer
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1. Rotary Cut produces a larger flitch (width of the cut strip). Since this cut follows the log's annual growth rings, a wide, bold grain pattern is produced.

2. Crown Cut cuts result in crown feature logs. The log is simply sliced along its length, resulting in a figured appearance with the crown cut feature being described as "cathedral". 

3. Rift Cut Results in a narrow grain which accentuates the vertical grain. Rift-cut veneers are more expensive due to lower yield from the log.

4. Quarter Cut results in a striped appearance when assembled. Bisecting annual growth rings results in a straight grain or ribbon-striped appearance. Due to low yield from the log, Walnut, mahogany, oak and teak are most often used.

Veneer methods - Popular Lay-ons

Book Matched
Book Matched, Veneer

Slip Matched

Centre Jointed & Centred Feature
Centre Jointed veneer

Quartered Veneer


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There are many species to choose from within our offer along with many cuts and configurations for example inlays. Please speak to our technical sales team today for further information.