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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When was plywood first used in furniture?

Answer Even the ancient Eygptians knew about veenering which is a type of ply. Most of the furniture that I deal with in restoration work that has ply is post WWII. You may draw some conclusions fr... Read More »

When were glass screw-in knobs first used on furniture?

GLASS KNOBS ON FURNITURE June 11, 1829, by Deming Jarves, the founder of the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company. His knobs had an integral glass screw shank

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 »

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 »