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Prime Veneer

Prime Natural, Prime Toitū, Prime Art and Prime Recon Veneer comes from genuine timber with variations in colour and grain that provide a naturally beautiful character.

Prime Toitū Veneer represents the sustainability of unique timber veneer panels, each individually handcrafted to create a striking visual impact. It makes it easy and more affordable to use veneer panels without the need for matching while emulating the look of solid timber.

Prime Natural Veneer combines the warmth and beauty of real wood, while Prime Art Veneer is brushed to create a heavily textured, rustic effect.  Prime Recon Veneer has a more consistent colour and finer grain, making it ideal for commercial projects.

Prime's New Zealand native timber veneers are all sustainably sourced and can be tracked back to the trees they came from using the 'Track my Tree' code, supplied when the veneer panels are sold. 

Key Features
  • Natural Wood Veneer has variations in colour, grain and markings make each sheet unique
  • Art Veneer is made from American Oak and is heavily textured to create a weathered, rustic effect
  • Recon Veneer has a finer grain and more consistent colour, making it a great choice for commercial projects where matching is required
  • Track my Tree provides verification of the location, permit and source of NZ native timber used for veneer panels
  • Customisable layup options
  • Comprehensive range of stocked species
  • Grain directions available in either Long or Cross grain
  • Natural Veneer leaves can be joined Book-matched, Slip-matched or Planked
  • Art Veneer layons are planked or planked rustic — the latter with more knots and uneven features.
  • Available on three different substrates — MDF, Plywood or MDF FR (flame retardant MDF)
  • MDF and Plywood available in standard or moisture-resistant options
  • Matching edging available in a range of species
Environmental Choice (ECNZ) Licensed
ECNZ Licensed
Scope of Use
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Shop fitting
  • Hospitality furniture
Limitations on Use
  • Interior use only
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to natural sunlight
  • Prime Veneer must be finished and polished using a reputable, non-yellowing coating system
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Natural veneer on Prime MDF FR is tested to New Zealand building standards for Fire Retardant panelling (ISO5660) and meets Group 1-S for most veneers
  • Sapele veneer meets Group 2
  • Veneer on standard MDF and plywood meets Group 3
Technical Data Sheet
Environmental Information
Specification Guide
The Veneer Book
Prime Veneer Collections

New Zealand Panels Group offer a wide collection of decorative interior panels and benchtop surfaces through its Prime Panels and Bestwood brands, and thermoform and custom finishing via Dezignatek.

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