Northend Hardwoods stocks a full spectrum of sheet veneers in different species and thicknesses. Sheets typically come in 4' x 8' dimensions. We are able to sell quantities as small as 12" x 48". We can acquire many species not listed here. Please contact us for information regarding rare woods and large quantities so we may accommodate your order.
Cherry is a premium American hardwood prized for its natural luster, attractive grain, and rich, warm glow. This wood has a consistently high quality of grain, color, and width. Cherry is typically harvested from the Allegheny Forest region of Pennsylvania and West Virginia, an area recognized for its sustainable forest practices.
Ebony is a deep black colored wood with occasional maroon and caramel colored striations. It is a dense and tightly grained wood.
Also known as "Silky Oak", Lacewood works well with hand and machine tools. Lacewood is such a neat, exotic wood that it is used extensively in veneers, decorative boxes and ornaments, intarsia, plywood, and turning, in fact in any craft project, where you would like a rather exotic wood appearance without having to deal with a really hard wood.
Honduras mahogany is one of the best woods for machining, cutting, and planing. Tools should be kept sharp, and a low angle should be used when planing Mahogany with a wavy grain pattern. Honduras Mahogany can be sanded very easily and efficiently and is a great wood for many wood working projects.
Maple is a warm colored hardwood. It is often used in high stress applications : bowling pins, baseball bats, cutting boards.
Birdseye maple isn't a variety or species of maple, but rather a phenomenon that occurs within several kinds of timber due to an unknown cause. Birdseye maple, occurring in Acer saccharum, only refers to the most common species of tree. Millers also find the deformation in red maple, white ash, Cuban mahogany, American beech, black walnut, and yellow birch.
Burls are growths on trees which result in complex, twisted grains. A burl typically appears as a rounded growth on the trunk of a tree. Compared with the general stock of timber, burls are rare and are prized for the high figure of the grain
The Northern Red Oak, or "Champion Oak," is a native of North America, commonly found in the northeastern United States and southeast Canada. The northern red oak is one of the most important oaks for timber production in North America. The wood is of high value. Red oak wood grain is so open that smoke can be blown through it from end-grain to end-grain on a flatsawn board.
Rosewood refers to a number of richly hued timbers, often brownish with darker veining but found in many different colors. All rosewoods are strong and heavy, taking an excellent polish, being suitable for flooring, furniture, turnery, musical instruments, billiard cues, and chess sets (the black pieces).
Teak is a tropical hardwood that is easily worked and has natural oils that make it suitable for use in exposed locations, where it is durable even when not treated with oil or varnish. It is used in the manufacture of outdoor furniture, boat decks, and other articles where weather resistance is desired. It is also used for indoor flooring and as a veneer for indoor furnishings.
Many customers appreciate its "easy of use" and beautiful colours to use as a craft wood in all their small turning and scrollsaw projects. The fact that it is the only dark North American wood, has added to its reputation. Walunut lumber is used for fine furniture, architectural woodwork, musical instruments, decorative panels, interior trim, and flooring.
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