Moisture contents

Moisture content at the time of laying should be the same as the groundwork/substrate, ideally in the neighbourhood of 8 per cent, but higher contents are not necessarily harmful provided both groundwork and veneer are equal and plenty of time is allowed for the completed surface to settle down.

305A Coffee-table in English yew with mosaic top designed by William Mitchell Des.RCA. Table designed by Ernest Joyce MSIA

305B Detail of mosaic top
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