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Old 12-20-2014, 09:39 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Looks excellent. Love veneered cabinets.
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Old 12-24-2014, 09:18 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I really love the finish. Personally I have been afraid to work with Veneers even though they can beautiful like yours came out. With the cost of some of more beautiful veneers I'm afraid that I will not do the job done right and it will have problems. But your cabinet is an inspiration for me try using Veneers.
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The veneer I used is not a premium quality, but its not terrible either. I think I paid $40 for 10 sheets on eBay. The hide glue was a tricky process, but also fairly inexpensive to experiment with.
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The thing I'm afraid of doing Lamination with is that I was told the lasting ability of the bond is directly related to the pressure applied during the drying process. I know someone that does small laminating plaques and he will only do pieces under 2 Square feet for this reason and he has a press that he clamps the pieces in over night.
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Trop, Ive done many laminate countertops and still havent had any issues with them. I typically do 3 coats of the RED label DAP Weldwood contact cement on each surface allowing to dry completely between each coat. Put in place in a rolling motion and roll excessively with a laminate roller, can usually rent one from a rental shop for around $5 a day.
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I used a traditional hide glue application to apply the veneer. The veneer itself is not backed, but raw wood. It's a relatively cheap way to try veneering.
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