• A log, sawn on two or more sides, from which veneer is sliced.
  • Thin layers of veneer sliced from a cross section of a log, as opposed to turning the log on a lathe and peeling from the outer edge in a continuous ribbon. Flitch veneers are often kept in order as they are sliced from a log. This provides a pattern to the veneer after it is laid up in panels. Panels that are laid up with matching flitches are said to have a flitch pattern.
  • A product cut from a log by sawing on two sides and leaving two rounded sides, often used for joinery.


  • A complete side of pork (half a pig), salted and cured