Sarah Mac

Bamboo veneers

Timber Spotlight: Bamboo

Bamboo veneers are a little different from other types of veneer in that they are made from laminated blocks of bamboo that are then sliced and sanded. Bamboo as a timber is very hard and tight textured. It is used widely in construction, flooring and decorative panelling.

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Alder veneers

Timber Spotlight: Alder

As a veneer, alder is very popular. The wood is an attractive colour, ranging from light tan to reddish brown, darkening with age. Heartwood and sapwood are very similar, and the overall grain pattern can be likened to birch, although it is slightly redder.

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Anegre veneers

Timber Spotlight: Anegre

Anegre is an African hardwood originating from Africa’s tropical East and West Coasts. Anegre veneers are widely used in furniture and cabinet making and admired for its pale creamy-yellow hue that displays subtly attractive hints of pink.

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