When you’re selecting veneers the choices seem endless, from what species through to what cut, and then deciding how you want to match the veneer.

To help you along the journey to your dream outcome, at Matilda, we’ll talk you through the differences between a range of veneer types; sliced, rough cut and Truewood veneers.

Sliced veneer is the cut most people are familiar with and have seen in use. It’s a sophisticated choice offering variety in design and an opportunity to highlight the natural grain of your selected species. It’s a great choice if you’re after a high-end finish that’s both bespoke and natural. As sliced veneers are the most common form of decorative veneers, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to the range of species, sizes and other features available for you to choose from.

If you’re all about the texture of timber, then matilda rough cut could be for you. In a similar way to freshly sawn timber, rough cut veneers exhibit a slightly rough, textured surface. These veneers encourage people to interact with the product and this provides a tactile and memorable experience. It could just be the thing that gives your next project that ‘x’ factor and sets it apart from the rest. Rough cut is increasingly popular with our European cousins, and we’re proud to be introducing this beautiful veneer range to Australia.

Another popular option is our Truewood range. If you’re seeking a consistent aesthetic but want real wood, this is the perfect option. Truewood is a reconstructed veneer, using low grade veneers that are re-manufactured into a highly consistent, highly sought after architectural product. While the big advantage of naturally sliced veneers, aside from its beauty, is that no two projects are the same. The natural variation of timber means that previously, on occasion, designers have felt the need to turn to a synthetic product to achieve the consistency they’re looking for. But, with Truewood veneers, they (and you!) can now choose a product that is both natural and dependable.

If the options are still too much to consider in one sitting, feel free to call us (on 07 5594 0655) or send an email to discuss your specific requirements. We can talk you through the myriad of possibilities and bring you a step closer to realising your design vision.