Latin Name: Castanea sativa
Common Name(s): Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut
Sources: Mainly southwestern regions of Europe
Characteristics: Dark tan to brown heart wood with cream sap wood. Generally straight grain with some figure possible, including interlocked grain.
Common Cuts: Plain sliced, Quarter sliced
Uses: Fine furniture, kitchen cabinetry, architectural millwork and molding, coffins.