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Forum topic by getlostinwood posted 01-16-2012 03:48 AM 1964 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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getlostinwood

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01-16-2012 03:48 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question maple

Need to find either 1/4” or preferably 1/2” curly or birdseye maple plywood. Wanting to use in panels for a chest and havent played with veneers. Since this is already a sold commission piece I dont want to practice veneering on this one.

Wayne

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#1 posted 01-16-2012 05:39 AM

I found this, but it is up in the NY and CT area….
http://www.getwood.com/stage/rtb1481/plywood.htm

Could you edge glue 1/2”... Might be the only option.

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#2 posted 01-16-2012 05:51 AM

I don’t know a source. Time to practice veneering ,start with scarp wood.

http://www.joewoodworker.com/veneering/no-vacuumpress-veneering.htm

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#3 posted 01-16-2012 07:27 AM

Like Jim says, but I’d say do a search on “hammer veneering” especially on yuotube. There are some very good videos…............. and you don’t need a press at all.

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#4 posted 01-16-2012 05:30 PM

Thanks for the suggestions, Hammer method seems reasonable. Have to do some thinking on this while I drive home tomorrow, gotta love 15 hours of windsheld time to solve woodworking problems.

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