Blog - Veneer

All things related to wood veneer in furniture refinishing.  From simple repairs and veneer removal to in-depth how to guides on replacing veneer and applying veneer over curves.

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Repair Bubbled Veneer

Over the years veneer can crack, bubble, chip and peel. And while there is a variety of ways which veneer can be damaged, it can also be fixed. Repair bubbled veneer is a very handy …

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Sanding Veneer Pin,
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Sanding Veneer – Avoid Burn Through!

Most furniture which I pick up in the Netherlands is veneer.  I would estimate 95% of the quality pieces I have come across is veneer.  It’s rare to find furniture made from solid, hard wood …

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Veneer a Curve
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How to apply veneer to a curved surface

How to apply veneer to a curved surface? This was the question that I asked myself when I came into possession of a beautiful vintage drinks cabinet from Stonehill.  Obviously, you can veneer on a …

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Wood veneer types
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Wood Veneer Types

Gosh, working with veneer has been a very steep learning curve! Which is why I couldn’t wait to share with you that I have learned so far by diving into the first part of this …

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How to replace veneer banding
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Replace Veneer Banding

Replace veneer edge banding is a must have skill for furniture refinishers. It is a simple, non-expensive method to up the overall finish on your piece of furniture. The veneer edging is normally the first …

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How to remove damaged veneer
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How to remove damaged veneer

Learning to work with veneer quickly became apparent to me when I started refinishing furniture.  Since approximately 95% of the pieces I currently refinish, are veneer, I had to get over the beginners fear of …

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How to tell veneer from solid wood
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How to tell veneer from solid wood Furniture

As furniture refinishers, it’s key to know how to tell veneer from solid wood pieces. Knowing before you start or even purchase a piece is important, as the refinishing process when working on either veneer …

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