crotch veneer

crotch veneer

Wood veneer cut from the crotch of a tree; often exhibits unusual and decorative grain patterns. Also see curl.
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Ovals of okoume crotch veneer subtly enhance each piece, even the TV-centered entertainment unit that would have been unheard of 100 years ago.
Century tosses pale blue--and green, red, white and black--bedside tables into its dark-brown New Traditional Collection made of maple and cerejeira crotch veneers and chestnut crotch veneers.