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veneer repairs.

Posted by Steve: on September 2nd, 2001 05:42 PM
In reply to removing damaged veneer by debbie on September 2nd, 2001 11:32 AM [Go to top of thread]

On some older veneers, you can actually peel some outer layers off like peeling sections off a onion, but sometimes you cannot.

What I would think about would be to patch or float out the missing section or even cut the hole out square and apply a patch veneer in that area to have a smooth surface. float out any cracks.

Now you have a smooth sub surface, consider just adding a new layer of top surface. You can get a nice piece of finished out oak ply in 1/4 inch or even 1/8 inch. Contact cement this to the desk and use a router and smooth or round over the edges with a bit that has a roller.

Hope that this helps

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