There’s nothing quite like the style and design that hardwood surfaces can bring to a home. Hardwood designs feature mahogany, cherry, oak, and even bamboo have been staples in home design for ages. Although hardwood looks great, the cost for hardwood accents can be quite pricey. A nice solution for dodging the high-cost of real wood accents, is to use wood veneer sheets instead.
Wood veneer sheets contain are a thin slice of real wood and can be used on plywood, fine furniture, laminated shapes and other decorative or architectural purposes. Veneer sheets provide a whole new world of woodworking to even the most experienced woodworker or craft-person. With an exotic veneer, simple projects can be turned into works of art. In fact, a highly figured veneer can often be the qualifying characteristic that makes one project stand well above the rest. Veneer sheets come in hundreds of varieties, and can contain all different species of wood to make cherry veneer sheets, mahogany veneer sheets, oak sheets and even exotic woods such as bamboo veneer sheets.
Real wood veneer sheets have several distinct advantages over solid lumber that can’t be overlooked. It is these advantages that have brought the art of veneering into most professional cabinet and furniture shops. The good news is that with the right tools, veneering is relatively easy and it’s now becoming a mainstream technique used by weekend warriors to turn even the most mundane projects into heirloom quality masterpieces. You can even find peel and stick veneer sheets for applying the sheets easily. Veneer gives you a unique opportunity to work with some of the most beautiful and exotic woods in the world, without having to spend as much on solid lumber.