Laminate versus wood veneer: the challenge is on! Here we explore the facts around the differences between wood veneer and laminate, so you can decide for yourself which corner you’ll take in the big furniture and interiors debate.
Marquetry and parquetry are decorative woodworking techniques used to create ornamental designs in architectural features, furniture and flooring. Here we take a look at this interesting subject, touching on its history, uses, the differences between marquetry and parquetry and how the stunning wood artwork is created.
Bamboo veneers are a little different from other types of veneer in that they are made from laminated blocks of bamboo that are then sliced and sanded. Bamboo as a timber is very hard and tight textured. It is used widely in construction, flooring and decorative panelling.
The big question in furniture making: solid wood, or natural wood veneers? Let’s take a look at the differences between the two so you can make your decision.