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Pepperwood Veneer

Pepperwood Burl VeneerI've never understood why this species in burl veneer has been so under-recognized. The colors in Pepperwood veneer (Pimiento) are outstanding. Where else can you find bright pink, brilliant red, and random dark "veins" in a single sheet? Combine this veneer with a solid wood counterpart like walnut or wenge and you'll have an outstanding look that even some the best craftspersons have not yet achieved.

Common Names:
  Peruvian pepper, Peruvian peppertree, Pimiento, Pepperina
Scientific Name:
  Schinus S. molle
Family:
  Anacardiaceae
Color:
  Pale pink to medium red with darker contrast lines in random areas
Origin:
  South America, Peru, Argentina, Chile, and others
Hardness:
  Somewhat soft
Texture:
  Fine texture with texturing/pockets at the burl areas
Finishing:
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
Interesting Fact:
  Extracts of S. molle have been used as a flavor in drinks and syrups.

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