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.
The warmth, beauty, and functionality of wood combined with unique characteristics
found in many 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
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. Columbia may not be able to furnish
all veneer types shown here.
These photographic examples may not accurately represent the natural variations
of color and grain pattern that may exist on full size panels.
It is the responsibility of the specifier and/or buyer to ensure that all descriptive,
restrictive, dimensional, compositional, and other pertinent requirements are provided,
and to determine the appropriate use for the products specified.