Quarter cut ash veneer, also known as quartered ash or rift white ash, is typically tan, pale creamy to slightly yellowish in color. It is available in 4′ x 8′, 4′ x 10′ and 8′ x 4′ sizes as FlexVen™ 10 and 20 paper backed flexible veneer sheet, Tuf-Pli™ polyback, Pli-Flex™ wood on wood, or cross grain veneer sheets with a PSA (pressure sensitive adhesive) option.
It is usually book matched with the grain running along the 8’ dimension. (Cross Grain runs along the 4′ dimension). Quarter cut ash is sometimes referred to as rift cut ash. Ash is a dense hardwood that is tough, strong, and elastic with a moderately coarse texture and porous grain. Ash wood veneer accepts stains and finishes well but care should be taken to remove all sanding dust from the grain pores.