The logs converted into thin sheets by a peeling machine and then cut to the sizes required for the subsequent manufacturing
According to the wood species to be reproduced or the required design, the dyed veneers are mixed, superimposed with the same fibre orientation and piled up for pressing.
The block of glued sheets in introduced into a flat press or a press with particular moulds according to the required design. The particular moulds determine the crown or burl designs while the quarter cut designs are created with a flat mould and final cutting angles.
After being trimmed and squared the Alpi log is sliced to obtain multilaminar (or reconstituted) veneer from 0.4 to 2 mm thick.