Hi Group, I'm looking to put some Birdseye Maple veneer on the top of a
dresser. How does one get it to lay flat when installing with contact
cement. Also what's the best way to get a barely visible seam when the
to pieces are joined. Thanks, Jim
As Scott said but didn't elaborate on. you joint the edges of the veneer
with a veneer saw, then tape them together.
Contact cement is not recommended.
You can hit the veneer with water (sprayer ) and glycerin to help
achieve a flat veneer.
When working with hide glue (check out Browns liquid hide glue) a
veneering hammer is recommended. W/ Browns, you don't have the heat, so
you may wish to use ply and some heavy weights on top to hold it while
it cures. use some wax paper under the ply to prevent the wood from
Go watch some Youtube videos.
On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 8:41:20 AM UTC-7, James wrote:
Joining can be done before applying, in fact you might want to paste a paper layer
over the good face. I've used contact cement for edging plywood, but it might not
work as well for a large panel (lumps, you know).
Test on scraps, first.
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