Also known as: Cinnamon Wood
Botanical Name: Sassafras albidum, S. officinale
Origin: Eastern USA
Description: More commonly seen in the USA than here, Sassafras somewhat resembles a light brown Ash in appearance. The logs are usually flat sliced and the veneer has a distinctive aroma. It is fairly soft and light in weight, often with a pleasing crown structure and is used mainly on furniture.