Trade name: Oak Pyramid
Country of origin: All European area
Occurrence: Oak is one of the most common tree species in European forests, mostly occurring as a pedunculate or sessile oak. Best known places of origin for high quality veneer oaks are Spessart and Pfalz in Germany, Troncais in France. From the mid-1990s, increasing imports from Eastern Europe, where there are significant stands of oak forests. Oaks are not present within Europe in central and northern Scandinavia. Oak pyramid veneer is obtained from branch forks of oak logs and is very rare.
Uses: Exclusively in interior finishing and for valuable individual pieces.
Character: It is noticeable that often the pyramid is open.
Special features: The striking pyramid pattern forms on log and knot forks. The veneer leaves are cut from these strong forks of the oak.