Short veneers which are merely butt jointed together end to end to increase the overall length show the joint as a hard line saturated with glue no matter how skilfully they are laid. While this is acceptable in matched curls (297:4) it can be objectionable in long runs of straight-grained woods. Finger or wedge jointing will, however, provide an almost invisible match
with the grain of the separate veneers merging into each other.
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