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Wood Veneer for Lampshades

Feb 4th 2016

Question:I'm trying to make a lamp shade with veneer that is transparent enough to allow light to penetrate. I've tried a couple of species - Walnut and Wattle, without success, it's either too thic … read more

Pinholes in Mahogany Veneer

Jan 27th 2016

Question: I'm a long time finisher I'm having pinhole problems on mahogany veneer I'm using a product called level sealer made by ML Campbell as the piece is to be a clear finish and using as … read more

Getting bubbles out of veneer

Oct 28th 2015

Question:I have an 80-year-old piano that the previous owner tried to refinish. Some of the veneer on the top is bubbled up. I tried using an iron to stick it back down, but it didn’t help. I thought … read more

2-sided veneer application

Oct 28th 2015

Question:I have sort of a tricky question and, after much surfing on the net and sifting through the other posts on this forum, this seems like the best place to find an answer.My project is a little … read more

Veneering both sides of MDF

Oct 28th 2015

Question:I’m building an entertainment center and using 10 mil paperbacked Walnut veneer over MDF. I have seen DITY advice on the Internet saying that it’s necessary to veneer both sides of the MDF. I … read more

Newbie Veneering a Table Top

Oct 28th 2015

Question:I have recently constructed a table top. It’s approximately 8 ft by 4 ft with a 3 inch deep edge all the way around. I’ve made it very solid, and it’s perfectly sanded and even all over.I am … read more