Red Oak Rift Cut Scratched Fumé is a natural wood finishing full of personality. As a decorative veneer, it is mostly used to emphasize the value of natural materials in restaurants, coffee shops and selected commercial spaces. The bright of the ray flecks also contributes to define a sophisticated surface.
Generally talking, Red Oak is a hardwood which is very popular in north America and Europe. It is presents a light to medium brown heartwood while it’s sapwood is clearly defined being almost white. Grain is straight and shows short lines between the rays. One of the characteristics of Oak wood is that the rays are visible without lens and when the log is sawn in quarters, the four sections display prominent ray fleck patterns.
In order to produce a singular oak veneer, CHANNEL VENEERS produces Red Oak Rift Cut. By doing this, it is possible to show wood rays all across the width of the bundles. In addition to this, the company also treats the wood to enhance the contrast between sapwood and heartwood. This treatment is called fumé and also gives a special bright to the rays of the oak. The definitive sophistication of this veneer is achieved by scratching the surface of every single sheet of wood. The sum of rays, fume treatment and scratching makes possible to define a surface full of contrasts and refinements.
Red Oak Rift Cut Scratched Fumé is a rare veneer that is usually produced on request, but it might also be found in CHANNEL VENEERS warehouses. As shown above, this wood veneer is a special product, obtained as a result of innovative processes of wood transformation. For further information on this reference or any other rare veneer, please contact directly with the company.