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Hand Veneering

Applying veneers by hand without the need for a veneer press is an ancient tried and tested techniqu......

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Matched Patterns

Highly decorative effects can be created without resorting to complicated techniques, simply by matc......

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European Veneer Hammer

Used on top of the veneer, veneer hammers act like a squeegee, spreading molten hide glue around und......

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Marquetry workshop sign

Marquetry is a form of decorative art, made commonplace in furniture between the 16th and 18th centu......

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Cross Banding

There are two techniques that transform veneering from a craft to an art. While both are often used ......

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All about Applying Inlays

As well as covering furniture with wood grain that is independent of its construction, veneers are o......

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Lee Valley Veneer Hammer

With three working surfaces and an insulated handle, this French veneer hammer retains heat well for......

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Technical Thursdays - William-and-Mary-style Chest Restoration

This is a walnut (Juglans spp.) chest on a stand, also called a high chest of drawers or a highboy i......

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Flattening and Patching

Wrinkled and buckled veneers must be flattened before they can be laid up and pressed onto a panel. ......

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Weekend Projects - Bathroom Sign

The nature of modern housing often means that all the interior doors will look the same, the excepti......

 

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