The slicing is made perpendicular to the annual growth rings of the tree.
Slicing across at a half of a log, tangential cut
Continuous cut around the log; various methods
Veneer leaves are taken from a trimmed bundle and joined in sequence. (asymmetrical pattern).
Alternating pieces of veneer from a trimmed bundle are flipped over so they face each other (symmetrical pattern).
Veneers from several bundles are put together at random to stimulate lumber planking.