furniture. Thursday , June 01st , 2017 - 10:06:11 AM
Wood veneers can be difficult to match. It is possible to buy new veneer strips, but they are generally thinner than the old hand-sawn veneers and do not always match in colour. It often pays to go to an auction to look for a broken oddment of furniture that has suitable veneers. To remove a veneer from its backing, first clean off any old polish with white spirit and carefully clean the varnish or wax. Place a damp cloth over the cleaned strip and press with a fairly hot iron. Keep the cloth damp. This melts the Scotch glue holding down the veneer, which can then be peeled off. The same technique is used to raise small areas on the antique piece, but use a soldering iron instead of an iron. Wipe all traces of glue while it is still warm. Dampen the veneer and flatten it between two pieces of wood for about 24 hours before use. Do not let it dry completely, for veneers must be re-laid while still damp and pliable. The replacement veneer should be slightly thicker than the existing one, to allow for sanding. Stick the new strip down with Scotch glue and apply a weight or clamp until the glue has completely set. Wax and polish to match the existing finish.
Early English Jacobean furniture was widely copied by the colonial Americans, although the furniture was more primitive, due to the fact that there were fewer skilled furniture makers living in America at the time. In true patriotic form, American colonists renamed their Jacobean reproductions to that of "Early American" furniture.
An advantage to purchasing reproduction furniture is that pieces are available from any era for example, Edwardian, Georgian and Victorian, and in a variety of styles that would appeal to many. Materials are also optional which enables people to design their own, bespoke pieces. There is a vast range of furniture that can be produced; designs are not at all limited to specific pieces. Furniture may include coffee table designs, corner furniture cabinets and bedroom furniture sets. Generally built with sheer quality and made from a variety of different materials, the most common being wood, such furniture will be able to endure the wear and tear of daily activities.
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