Last week I visited Wavell-Huber, a local wood product supplier in Salt Lake City. The purpose: finding the perfect veneer for a custom furniture piece I’m designing for a client. I went with my client, and we were both in awe (as I always am) of the beauty of natural wood.
I’ve worked with plenty of veneer panels and materials while doing custom cabinetry and furniture, though I never had the chance to see the raw natural veneer prior to being laid up on a panel. So this was a first, and it was fascinating to see!
We started by looking at several samples, noting which was most appealing, and which would be the right pattern/consistency for the size of the furniture piece.
Some of our favorites for this application: