The half log or flitch is mounted so that the cut is parallel to the growth rings. This type of cut produces a cathedral figure.
This method of cutting is on an arc roughly parallel to the center of the log.
The log is mounted in a lath and turned against the knife much like unwinding a roll of paper
Rift cut veneer is produced in various species of Oak. By cutting at a slight angle off quarter, the flake figure of the medullary rays are avoided.
The log is mounted so that the knife cuts the growth rings a right angles producing a straight grain appearance.
Plywood below includes various species of wood with different cuts available for purchase at at Toledo Plywood. Any that are not currently in stock can be special ordered (requiring a minimum order of 24 sheets with a lead time for production.)