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Blog series by Lee A. Jesberger updated 2293 days ago 3 parts 5538 reads 58 comments total

Part 1: A Primer Course

2569 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 19 comments »

Veneering, a Primer Course The top photo is a couple sample packs of sequenced matched veneers from Woodcraft supply.The secong photo is bookmatched Camphor veneer.The third photo is Bruce holding a sample of Avodire Crotch veneer, with No Finish on it. Some of you may have noticed my slight addiction to working with veneers. When you start to investigate the available veneers on the market, it becomes very difficult for me to understand the resistance to it that some people have....

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Part 2: Flattening Veneers

2558 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 17 comments »

When using some veneers, they must be flattened prior to use. This is especially true of burls, crotch and stump veneers. Flattening them really isn’t a big problem, it just takes a little time, and a flattening agent. The main steps are to spray the front and backs of the veneers. Once the are sprayed, they are placed between plattens and some sort of absorbent paper. Some people use newspaper, but I ‘m always concerned about print showing up on my veneer. I us...

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Part 3: Bath Vanity

2293 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 22 comments »

Here’s a bathroom vanity we made for a client a number of years ago. I never got back there to get a shot when the wall was finished. It’s made using Curly Maple Veneer over bendy board, and Rosewood. The curves were formed in a vacuum bag over a form, and an air bladder. The finish is conversion varnish. Thanks; Lee

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