Custom Hardwood Veneer Faces

FormWood Industries will source and splice hardwood veneer faces to meet your specifications. We work closely with designers and architects to develop unique, cost-effective alternatives to applying nature's wood beauty to store interiors, elevators, lobbies, furniture, cabinets, and casework.

Features and Benefits

  • Faces may be Book or Slip Matched
  • Running, Balanced, Center-Balanced, or Blueprint Matching available
  • Long grain material available in 4' x 8', 4' x 10', 4' x 12', 5' x 8', 5' x 10', and 5' x 12'
  • Cross grain material available in 8' x 4', 10' x 4', 12' x 4', 8' x 5', and 10' x 5'
  • Specific parts can be created to meet your needs on a repeating basis
  • Custom faces available to fill your specific needs for one-time orders
  • Quick lead times possible due to the vast flitch inventory maintained at FormWood's facility
  • Flitch sampling available to allow you to specify the perfect log for your application
  • Custom sizing up to 5'x12' possible for over 100 cuts and species of veneer

Technical Specifications

Information based on a 4'x8' sheet.
  • Thickness: 1/28" - 1/40"
  • Standard Size: 4' x 8'
  • Maximum Size: 5' x 12'
  • Shipping Method: Flat via LTL or dedicated carrier
  • Minimums may apply


  • Best to store in a climate controlled environment. (Heated in winter/Air-conditioned in summer.)
  • Relative humidity of 35% is best.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight.
  • Can be stored at least 12 months in dry and cool (15-25°C/58-76°F) conditions.

Color and Grain Appearance

  • Variation can be expected from sheet to sheet and lot to lot.
  • Sequence matching available upon request.

General Application Information

  • Inspect material for satisfaction of quality and grade prior to lamination.
  • All veneer should be acclimated prior to application.
  • Ideal temperature for application is 70-80°F.
  • Ideal humidity is 35%.
  • Surface must be clean, dry and smooth (free of dust, grease, wax) to ensure a good bond.
  • Veneer scrapers are recommended for hand application to allow for maximum pressure. "J" rollers are not recommended.
  • Adhesive should be allowed to cure for 48 hours prior to finishing.