Winter Sawing, Blade Breakage, and Lubricant Choices
A long and detailed thread on blade cleaning and lubricating fluid, sawmill characteristics, and blade durability during cold weather. August 31, 2009

Veneer Splicing Woes
Here's a long, informative discussion of veneer splicers and veneer splicing technique. January 29, 2009

Troubleshooting a Veneer Splicer
Detailed advice on getting good performance from a finicky veneer splicing machine. November 5, 2013

Repairing Dents in Heated Veneer Press Platens
Repairs and workarounds may help (a full replacement would be costly). March 28, 2012

Getting Started with Vacuum-Press Veneering
Advice on starter equipment and learning resources for a veneering newbie. March 26, 2013

Basic Veneer Equipment for a Small Shop
Advice on setting up shop, for a woodworker considering breaking into veneered furniture. November 8, 2007

Veneering Equipment
Basic descriptions of veneer stitchers, slicers, clippers, and guillotines. November 13, 2008

V-Groovers
A basic description of V-grooving equipment and its use for making miter-fold joints using veneered stock. November 13, 2008


Choosing Equipment for Vacuum Bagging
A simple blower won't do the job, but the right gear is easy to find.

Veneer Joint Cutting in Volume
Suggestions for boosting production in veneer seaming. June 11, 2014

Veneer Slitter Choices
Options for accurate veneer slitting, depending on the budget. January 14, 2009

Jointing veneer with tablesaw
Various techniques for jointing veneer. August 29, 2001

Veneer-Cutting Machinery
A thumbnail description of the various types of machinery for producing wood veneer. July 13, 2006

Veneer Splicer Oil Dripping
Advice on minimizing an oil dripping issue that makes unsightly marks on veneer in the splicer. February 28, 2013

Building Your Own Vacuum Press
Tips on rigging up your own vacuum veneering system. August 22, 2008

Shopping for an Edge-Gluing Veneer Splicer
Advice (and some sales pitches) on veneer splicer options. April 18, 2010

Vacuum Bag System Choices
Quick review of the basic options in vacuum bag setups. March 14, 2006

Choosing Glues for Flexible Veneers
Different types of glues can be used, but each requires that the proper technique be followed - 1998

Avoiding tear-in when trimming edges
How to prevent splintering when trimming veneered edges with a router. June 20, 2001

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

Investing in a vacuum press
A vacuum press can help expand your business and shop capabilities. June 6, 2001

Iron Stain Caused by Veneer Slicer
Iron in steel slicer knives can cause staining of the product. August 8, 2010

Bag Presses
Source of supply for bag presses - 1998

Shopping for a Hot Veneer Press
Experts provide some technical insight for the benefit of a shop owner who is trying to select a laminate and veneer press with a heated platen. August 12, 2014

Vacuum Press Advice
Here are some tips for a woodworker who wants to get set up to vacuum-press small batches of veneered panels. May 15, 2014

Presses
Basic info on manual and automated veneer and laminate presses. November 12, 2008

Troubleshooting Edge Banders
Uneven glue application could have several causes (and fixes) March 17, 2005

Holding Veneer Flat on a CNC Table
A CNC operator finds that veneer tends to "bubble up" off the vacuum spoilboard in random spots. Here, he gets advice on holding the material down so he can cut inlay pieces out of it. June 30, 2007

Producing Wide, Thick Veneer
Pros share ideas for making maple and birch veneer at 2-foot width and 1/8-inch thickness. April 14, 2005

Heating a Vacuum Veneer Press
Ideas for heating a veneer press in order to accelerate adhesive set and cure times. May 27, 2014

Veneer pressing time
Necessary waiting period between hot-pressing and further processing of panels. November 18, 2002

CNC Vacuum for Veneer Bagging
A CNC vacuum has plenty of power to clamp glue-ups even on the side. January 3, 2012

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