Once I began woodworking the thought of veneering appeared like magic to me. From choosing the right supplies, to the design (orienting the grain of the items to current the specified and spectacular ultimate end result,) to chopping the items (to not depart ridiculous gaps!) and finally gluing the entire thing in place.
That final process, glueing up the veneer, appeared probably the most daunting. The method should have fixed, even strain throughout the entire floor of the veneered space – which often signifies that each clamp within the store is in play with some bonus cauls tossed within the center to ensure that the strain is even.
I used to be conscious of vacuum veneering nevertheless it appeared like a bigger industrial software. Then someday we had the prospect to attempt it out within the Common Woodworking store on a “actual individual” scale. I used to be hooked! Easy, fairly idiot-proof, and truthfully enjoyable to watch. Utilizing pretty reasonably priced instruments, we have been in a position to veneer a big (four′ x four′) veneered floor with fixed, even strain throughout your complete piece, and and not using a clamp in sight!
If this can be a new idea to you, or in case you’d identical to to study a bit extra about vacuum veneering, check out the video under as writer and professional veneer employee Jonathan Benson shares his course of.
– David Thiel