Lacewood, European

Lacewood, European

Trade Name

Lacewood, Quartered Plane, European Lacewood

Similar Woods

Silky Oak

Origin

Europe

Range

All over Europe with exception of Northern and Northeastern Europe. Grows almost nowhere but alongside roads and in gardens and parks. No forestry cultivation. Lacewood trees often have large diameters.

Uses

Veneer for production of furniture and architectural purposes. The typical "snakeskin" marking is brought about by slicing true quarters, where rays are cut at an angle of 180° to produce decorative ellipse-shaped figuring.

Colour

Pink