When was veneer first used on furniture?

Answer Archaeological evidence indicates the ancient Egyptians were employing the technique of veneering by at least 1500 B.C. They used veneer for furniture, mummy cases and at least one mural. The tomb ... Read More »

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How do I clean veneer furniture?

Wipe the veneer furniture with a damp, soft cloth, following the grain of the wood. Wipe the piece dry with a different dry cloth. Clean stains by spraying them directly with glass cleaner and wipi... Read More »

How do I paint on veneer furniture?

Remove all hardware and set aside. Wash the piece with trisodium phosphate (TSP) cleaner and let dry. Lightly sand the veneer---paint will not cling to a slick surface. Fill in chips with wood fill... Read More »

Veneer Furniture Blister Repair?

Veneer furniture is quite durable, but sometimes on aged veneer, the surface may blister. Veneer is a wood sheet coated in a protective agent that fits on top of tables and into the grain of the wo... Read More »

How to Finish Veneer Dresser Furniture?

Veneer is a great way to finish an antique dresser. Veneer will preserve an antique or a new dresser for years, and protects the wood surface. Dressers can be pieces of furniture in the bedroom, li... Read More »