Monthly Archives: November 2013

Stringing and crossbanding

From previous old repairs losses in the width of the central leaf have resulted in the outer stringing and crossbanding not matching with the outer leaf profiles.Now that the loss in width has been made up the veneer can be … Continue reading

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Relaying the veneers

Damaged areas of the veneers are replaced with a matching flame mahogany veneer.This is cut in with a flowing design blending with the existing grain direction and pattern.The veneers are laid in the traditional manner with hot animal glue and … Continue reading

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