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Forum topic by pommy posted 04-06-2009 10:11 PM 666 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-06-2009 10:11 PM

Topic tags/keywords: teak tip question veneering

I hade abit of a result today i was given about 30 lengths of teak veneer form a guy i know how got them from the Rolls Royce factory near to us they are 2mm thick by 300mm wide and about 2meters long and i need to know how to store them so they do not get ruined please help

thanks for your time

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#1 posted 04-06-2009 10:56 PM

I keep my veneer covered in cardboard so it doesn’t get damaged. The trick is to keep it flat till its needed.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#2 posted 04-08-2009 11:43 AM


Julian is right, keep it flat! its important as well to store veneers, especially for long periods so they are not too dry, and yet under the 12% moisture content, probably perfect would be somewhere between 8 and 10% just to keep the mold and fungus at bay (although with teak, it should be actually naturally resistant) but also important that it does not dry out too much then it will start tearing, but seeing that you live on the coast should not be a problem.

-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine

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