Preparing and Applying Decorative Wood Veneers and Inlays to Substrates

      A short but comprehensive introductory textbook on veneering from the Australian government. March 4, 2008

By J. MacGregor

Reprinted with permission from the Australian Government's Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation

The art of wood veneering dates back to ancient Egypt in the time of the Pharaohs. During the 17th and 18th century a revival of veneering was seen in European traditional furniture. Today, veneers are used in cabinet work and fine furniture.

The object of this resource is to provide a comprehensive compilation of the bulk of the relevant technical and practical information on the manufacture of, and how real timber veneers can be applied to substrates for furniture and cabinetmaking. As can be seen from the Table of Contents, all aspects of timber veneering from the tree to its final application are covered...

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