Trimming edges

Veneers should be laid with a generous overlap all round in case they slip during laying, and should not be trimmed back until thoroughly dry. Cross-grain edges may have to be knife cut across the face before trimming back with chisel and finely set plane, although veneers laid with resin glues have not the same propensity for splintering out. An excellent veneer-trimmer is illustrated in 283 which cuts the overhang tight against the edge even across the grain, and is invaluable if there is much trimming to be done.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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