Lumber and veneer finds a greater purpose on holiday weekends - time to fire up the grill. But not just charcoal, this time - get the wood flavor right on to your plate with hickory, alder, cherry and other food0lovin' wood species.
StemWood, a New Albany, IN wood veneer and lumber mill, will end operations by the end of 2015. The company cited Asian competition, plummeting lumber prices, and rising costs as reasons for the closure.
Book match is the most common matching type of veneer, with roughly nine out of 10 spliced veneers falling under book match. In this feature, Timber Products Co. veneer expert Eric Cullen looks at book match veneers.