HELPFUL TIPS AND WOOD HACKS
Helpful Hints to Ensure a Beautiful Finish on Wood Veneered Products
The fundamental construction of flush wood doors and hardwood plywood is very similar. Both consist of the use of various substrates with a final finish surface of hardwood veneer. This finish surface is the subject of this article. Thus, principles discussed in this article generally apply to both.
Preventing Checking and Warping in Wood Veneering Panels
Properly manufactured wood products sometimes develop moisture-related problems after leaving the factory. In some instances, the problems do not appear until after the product has been in service as a component in a piece of furniture, cabinet, or other wood article.
Proper Preparation Procedures for Finishing Wood
Finishing related problems associated with wood. Of all the wood related finishing problems I’ve dealt with, investigated, or inspected over the years, 95% are caused by inadequate wood preparation prior to finishing. The remaining five percent are caused by inexperienced painter-finishers, poor finishing conditions, or unsuitable finishing procedures or products.
Moisture Management For the Control of Checking and Warping in Hardwood Plywood Panels
All materials have properties that must be considered if the material, or the product made with the material, is to exhibit satisfactory field performance. Wood products are hygroscopic in nature: they will readily adsorb and desorb moisture in both exterior and protected, heated interior applications. As wood gains or loses moisture it will expand or contract. Thus, dimensional change in response to moisture is a factor to be considered in the use of wood.
Hardwood Veneer Slicing Methods & Results
Different Slicing Methods and It’s results.
Solutions to Common Wood Finishing Problems
Solving Wood Finishing Problems such as Waterspots, Blotchy finish or Barber-pole and Glue or Splice Lines.