Chestnut veneer

Above you see an example of Chestnut veneer.  If you are interested in this specie, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Characteristics of Chestnut veneer

Latin name:

Castanea sativa; Fam. Fagaceae

Other names:

Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut, Chestnut, Kastanie, Edelkastanie, Castano, Castagno, Chataigne


wood of medium density, can easily be dyed and worked with all tools, good weather and rot resistance, very durable in harbour works, high content of Tannin

Wood color:

narrow greyish whitish to yellow sapwood, clearly separated from yellowish to darkbrown heartwood, which darkens under influence of light, distinct growth rings


Western and Southern Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa


furnitures, parquetry, interior design, window and door frames, ship- building, harbour works, bars and sleepers

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