Sketch Faces

  • Sketch Face and Inlay

Sketch Face is a technique in which different types of wood veneer are cut and laid out in a way that produces a unique design.

Sketch Faces

  • Varying Grain Directions
  • Endless Possibilities
  • Unique Patterns
  • Category:

    Diamond Pattern Diamond Pattern

    Diamond patterns work well with the straight grain of quartered cut veneers. The cathedral in plain sliced veneer does not match well. So, this pattern is available in quartered veneers only.


    Reverse Diamond PatternReverse Diamond Pattern

    As the Diamond Pattern, his match is available in quartered cut veneers only


    Box PatternBox Pattern

    Box patterns differ from diamonds in that the seams bisect the corners rather than the sides. Available for square panels and in quartered cut veneers only.


    Reverse Box Reverse Box

    Available for square panels and in quartered cut veneers only.


    Book & ButtBook & Butt

    A good choice for wide panels, since the pattern helps balance the grain pattern. The panel becomes symmetrical from side-to-side. Works well with quartered cut veneers and with the pronounced cathedrals of plain sliced veneers.


    Basket WeaveBasket Weave

    A rather uncommon pattern, creating a pinwheel effect. Best used with quartered cut veneers.


    Circle PatternCircle Pattern

    A complex, highly decorative sketch face. Works well as an accent with other diamond pattern panels. Available in quartered cut veneers only.


    SunburstSunburst

    Although usually seen in round panels, the sunburst works equally well in square configurations. The sunburst is usually created from sixteen sections. Slip or bookmatched patterns are available. Plain sliced veneer with a strong cathedral creates a floral pattern.


    Cross Book & ButtCross Book & Butt

    The cross veneers create very logical locations for square grommets. Available in quartered cut veneers only.


    Cross DiamondCross Diamond

    Available in quartered cut veneers only.


    Cross Reverse DiamondCross Reverse Diamond

    Available in quartered cut veneers only.

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