From tree to single leaf – veneer production in detail
Each log is processed into flitches with a specified cutting technique. For more information see the page on veneer production techniques.
The bark is removed (stripped) from the raw wood in preparation for the slicing and peeling machines. At the same time, any foreign material such as embedded stones, hammered-in nails, sand and soil are removed.
Source: IFN, Initiative Furnier und Natur, www.furnier.de