When considering natural wood as the primary finish for your kitchen or home improvement project, it is important to keep in mind that you will not only require doors and drawers in a wood finish, you will also need other visual material parts such as the exposed sides, uprights and open shelvs.
This is why it is important to choose a wood finish that also available in a veneer board, such as kiaat or imbuia.
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The following wood species are amoungst the most popular species for kitchen designs. Most of these species are also available in 'n veneer board
While not the most difinitive list, it represents the more popular species. As you will see on the Pearlman Veneers website above, there are quite a number of wood species that are used to slice veneer. Avalability may also be a limiting factor.
Wood is a natural product, hence variations in colour and or appearance often occurs.