All CROSS products are made featuring the END GRAIN of solid hardwoods approx. 1 1/2″ thick. No veneers or inlays were used and no dyes or stains were used. All colors used in each piece represent the natural colors of the wood species used. All pieces are sprayed with multiple coats of lacquer, then polished and buffed to a mirror finish. A french cleat is attached to back to ensure a secure wall mount.