Veneer Face Cutting Methods
The way in which a log is cut determines the appearance of a veneer's texture, grain and color. Faces will of course have natural variations in grain inherent in the species and cut, and the following illustrations are simplifications of these variations. For the look that's best for your project, involve Sun Door and Trim early in the selection process.
Rotary Plain Sliced Quarter Sliced Rift
Rotary Plain Sliced Quarter Sliced Rift Cut
Rotary - Following the log's annual growth rings, this cut provides a generally bold, random appearance. Rotary cut is the most economicalcutting method but do to its widely varying grain pattern it is nottypically specified in species other than Birch. Rotarty