Veneer panels are used for such an extensive array of purposes in both domestic and commercial settings. And whatever it is they are used for, the results are always dynamic, eye-catching and strikingly elegant.
Working in the world of natural wood veneers for almost three decades, it’s customary to come across various levels of confusion as to what it is you actually do. The truth is, the world of natural wood veneers is a diverse and interesting one.
Last month we explored the beauty of crotch and burr veneers which produce striking swirly patterns featuring unique features. Continuing the theme of presenting something special to those who wish to add distinctive appeal to their creations or significantly enhance the allure or even value of a piece, this month we’re taking a look at figured veneers.
When producing real wood veneers, four main sections of the tree are used: the stump, the trunk, the crotch and the burr. Whilst crotch and burr veneer can be a challenge to work with, the results of expert veneer matching and finishing are often nothing short of spectacular.
We did it! All the early 5.30am alarm calls, cycling to work and weekends of gruelling training paid off with more than £60,000 raised for Teens Unite Fighting Cancer.
Once the veneer cutting process is done, did you know even more expertise goes into creating the stunning results borne out in furniture and panelling? The next step in crafting the beautiful, flowing effect that veneers are so well known for is called veneer matching.
In 2015, Paul Read and the Couch Classic team raised more than £15,000 for the charity Teens Unite. This year however the bar has been raised and collectively the team is looking to achieve a hugely significant £60,000.
A beautifully veneered table acts as a real statement piece in any home or business setting. Perfect for grand dining rooms and distinguished boardrooms, veneered tables can be produced from a range of timbers.