The basic glue for veneering is contact cement, although many veneer workers still use ordinary furniture glues. However, if you use the latter, the veneer must be clamped tightly during drying. Clamping large surfaces requires some specialized and expensive tools. If you use contact cement, no clamping is necessary because the cement bonds instantly. You can use ordinary contact cement sold in stores, but special veneering contact cement, sold by veneer specialists, is said to provide a better and more permanent bond. Contact cement is applied with a small paint brush, the cheap kind.

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Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

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