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Woodendeavor

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961 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: resource question cherry maple walnut ash oak veneering

I was wondering if anyone out there could help me find a manufacturer for 1/8” thick veneer. I know there are companies out there that specialize in this product but I am having a hard time finding them. I am looking for domestic woods cherry, maple, red oak, white oak, walnut… I build a product and am currently sawing my own veneer but have allot of interest in finding knife cut veneer for the book matching possibilities.

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#1 posted 961 days ago

Certainly Woods will have it
http://www.certainlywood.com/

I used them for getting 1/8 cherry veneer for making the bands to make the stackable shaker boxes.
These are the ones (set) my 9 year old daughter made this past summer at a weekend class at Marc Adams Woodworking School. (no finish)

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#2 posted 960 days ago

Certainly wood is not carrying any hard wood veneer that thick anymore

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#3 posted 960 days ago

It is a surprise – I got my material in August – - they still list it on their Wood Menu, you might shoot them an e-mail if you hadn’t already talked to them.
http://www.certainlywood.com/framed_file.cfm?f=2

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#4 posted 959 days ago

Thanks for the info on certanilywood ….

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#5 posted 330 days ago

Ocooch Hardwoods has a variety of hardwoods in 1/8”.

http://ocoochhardwoods.com/scroll_saw_lumber.php

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#6 posted 330 days ago

I googled: 1/8” thick cherry and there are at least three places on the first page of results. But you didn’t say what width you’re looking for. Those places are all selling 1/8” thick wood, not veneer. And you pay through the nose for it. An 8×24 piece is $16. That equates to $96 a board foot.

If you can go thinner, Constantines sells thick veneer for restoration projects. Thick to them is 1/16.
Or maybe you could get thinner veneer, and laminate three pieces to make your 1/8.

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