Anatomy of a tree, including basic parts and structure.
Veneer cutting methods (rotary, plain-sliced, etc.), including prepping the log and appearance of cuts.
Drying and grading the veneer.
Making the door face, including splicing options (book, slip, random), yield and cost, barber poling.
Flitch positioning on door face (running, balanced, center balanced).
Specifying birch veneer.
Natural characteristics in veneer ... what's acceptable and what's not.