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Veneering and wood bending in the furniture industry.

William Clark

Veneering and wood bending in the furniture industry.

by William Clark

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Published by Pergamon in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesMonographs on furniture and timber -- v.3
The Physical Object
Pagination120p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18198378M

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In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood and sometimes bark, usually thinner than 3 mm (1/8 inch), that typically are glued onto core panels (typically, wood, particle board or medium-density fiberboard) to produce flat panels such as doors, tops and panels for cabinets, parquet floors and parts of are also used in marquetry.   Woodworking video: For those unfamiliar with fine woodworking techniques, the word “veneer” conjures up images of cheap throwaway furniture, yet nothing could be further from the truth. In the hands of a skilled woodworker, veneer can be used to produce stunning patterns that would be impossible to achieve with solid wood.

  Applying wood veneer was once rumored to be a difficult task, reserved mainly for seasoned professionals. These days, since tools and supplies are readily available and many of the methods are so simple, even a novice woodworker can easily. Veneer Versus Real Wood in the Furniture Market. The relative quality of veneers versus “real” wood in the furniture market is often misunderstood. The very best fine furniture combines real.


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Veneering and wood bending in the furniture industry by William Clark Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clark, William M., Veneering and wood bending in the furniture industry. Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press []. It covers just about every aspect of wood veneer, from its history in classical Egypt up to the s. After a whirlwind tour of history (the whole of the Renaissance gets less then half a page), Lincoln goes on to discuss the tree, how it's cut, how the tree's habit of growth affects the veneer and the final product, and cutting and storage of /5(7).

Veneer, extremely thin sheet of rich-coloured wood (such as mahogany, ebony, or rosewood) or precious materials (such as ivory or tortoiseshell) cut in decorative patterns and applied to the surface area of a piece of furniture.

It is to be distinguished from two allied processes: inlay, in which. as hammer veneering with PVA glue and vacuum pressing of flat and curved panels, this reference is the most inclusive resource for working with veneer and inlay designs.

(non-refundable) Veneering and wood bending in the furniture industry. book is the best veneering book ever!!" Dave Bilger (B&B Rare Woods).

Veneering, laminating and bending wood In the woodworking industry, there are vacuum presses which are designed for vacuum pressing curved laminated shapes, which is often referred to as bent lamination or form veneering. a collection of bent wood parts — ribs, wing ends, braces and skids — ingenious-ly arranged to catch the wind and lift a man into the air.

True Geniuses Prefer Cold Bending When most of us hear the words “bending wood,” we think of steam bending. The wood is heated briefly in low-pressure steam to soften the lignin (a glue-like pro. together with the wood grain at right angles. •Plywood is often faced with a thin veneer ranging from 1/60 th inch to 1/10 th inch.

Thicker veneers with quality finishes will wear better over time. Refinishing and repairs will depend on the thickness of the veneer. Veneers help save rare woods and wood in general as less wood is used for the. Nowadays most people think of wood veneers in one of two categories, thin laminates of wood found on cheap furniture, or intricate artistic veneer work found on custom made furniture.

Veneering actually starts at the beginnings of recorded human history. Veneer Making in Ancient History. Veneer is not a modern invention. Veneered furniture is not as durable as solid wood furniture. The glue will fail eventually.

Failure of the finish can allow water into the veneer or substrate, which will cause bubbling. In high use furniture – such as a kitchen table – a veneered surface won’t last as long.

My kitchen table is hard maple, so my kids could “work” on it. What is Wood Veneer. It is a thin slice of wood cut from a log with a slicing, peeling, or sawing machine. It is used on plywood, fine furniture, and laminated shapes for decorative and architectural purposes.

Before a log is cut into veneer, it is often steamed or soaked in a bath of very hot water. This "cooking" process softens the log so. Bending Wood Plus a Bent Wood Shelf Plan. Photo by Al Parrish. Most of the time when a piece of wood has a bend or a curve, it means trou-ble: Your stock is warped or bowed.

But sometimes a bent part can add an interesting design element. The curved supports in these shelves. When you see any furniture or house appliances come in curve shape, you can’t help to wonder about the process.

Wood is a solid material that comes in block shape. To make a curve edges, the carpenter only needs to cut small part of the item. Thus, to make a straight wood bend to a curve or circle, you will need some tricks under your sleeves. Wood bending and forming.

History Since the s, when Michael Thonet began producing laminated and steam-bent chairs in Europe, manufacturers and designers have explored the design and economic advantages of "bentwood.".

Veneer Laminating: In the s, several Canadian designers and manufacturers started producing revolutionary laminated and formed-plywood furniture using. Veneering and wood bending in the furniture industry (Pergamon series of monographs in furniture and timber) by William M Clark | Jan 1, Out of Print--Limited Availability.

Your difficulty with such a large radius bend in a very dense wood may be more in maintaining the shape after it's bent. Hopefully in the final use it will be secured to prevent spring back.

If this is not the case, you will need to overbend and dry at degrees Fahrenheit for 24 to 48 hours. The Use of Veneers. Furniture manufacturers in the past used veneers in constructing case pieces of furniture (tables, sideboards, chests, and the like) on purpose. Veneer construction was less expensive than solid wood construction, and many solid woods absorb moisture from the humidity in the air and warp, split, and crack.

The quickest way to veneer a surface with wood, plastic laminate or phenolic or paper backed veneer is to use contact cement. This is a great solution if you rarely intend to veneer, as it requires little set-up, few tools and is relatively low-tech.

Veneering techniques and equipment have been perfected to the point where veneer is an extremely reliable choice for producing natural wood surfaces for furniture and cabinets. Veneering also offers a method for using exotic wood species that's much less demanding on hardwood resources than solid wood construction.

Veneer and plywood have a long history in converting forest resources into value added products. Veneer is a thin slice of wood made by rotary cutting or slicing of the log.

Plywood is a wooden panel composed of thin cross-bonded veneers glued together. In the article, the manufacturing process of both veneer and plywood is described.

Furniture made with wood veneer resists warping. That means it retains its look long term. Solid wood furniture is more susceptible to warping than veneer furniture. Lightweight Construction. The core of veneer furniture is made of a variety of materials, such as MDF and particleboard.

These materials are lighter than solid wood and rely on. Find wood veneer at Lowe's today. Shop wood veneer and a variety of building supplies products online at You'll find more than, square feet of domestic and exotic veneer within our site and we're offering these great veneers by the sheet and in small, affordable lots.

From afzelia to zebrawood, there's something here for everyone. We're also proud to offer some of the finest paper-backed and 2-ply wood veneer available. In addition to accurate measurements and real-time inventory.We will be looking at simple force bending, kerf bending, lamination and steam bending.

The most basic method is to simply manually bend the wood and attach it to a solid piece to hold the shape. Banding the edge of a curved piece of ply is an excellent example.