Knotty Alder veneer is a light pink to reddish toned wood that darkens with age and contains sound knots and other defects. It is most commonly random planked. Knotty alder wood veneer will accept stains and finishes well but is often finished with a clear coat that preserves the warmth and beauty of the wood’s natural color.
Knotty alder veneer commonly has defects such as sound knots, small worm tracks and other natural grain anomalies. Another common grain characteristic is its color variance between flitches. It is random planked with the grain running along the 8’ dimension. Rustic alder is a hardwood that is easy to work with and strong, with a satiny, fine texture and tight grain.
AKA: Rustic Alder
Color: Light pink to reddish toned wood that darkens with age
Characteristics: Satiny, fine texture and tight grain
Wood Type: A hardwood that is easy to work with and strong