wood veneer

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1. A thin sheet of wood that has been sliced, rotary-cut, or sawn from a log; often used as the top one of several layers of plywood serving as a facing that is bonded to a less attractive wood, or as facing on a fire-rated material.
2. An outside wall facing of brick, stone, etc.; provides a decorative, durable surface but is not load-bearing.
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Alenga takes carefully selected wood veneers, saturates them with resin, then compresses then together under high pressure.
Previous investigations showed that promising glues for wood veneer bonding are lignosulphonates modified with amines, used separately or together with 4.
If the dispute is not resolved, the stoppage could cripple production across JLR, with the Coventry site providing vital wood veneer supplies to both Jaguar and Land Rover.
The FormicaVeneers range within 'The Collection' from Formica offers 39 luxurious wood veneer laminates providing specifiers with a selection designed to fit with current interior design trends.
Bamboo limb material and exotic wood veneer combinations can also be ordered.
The exhibition will include over forty paintings and drawings, revealing the full breadth of Dunham's references, from Surrealism and '60s-era Eccentric Abstraction to cartoons and wood veneer.
A method and apparatus for joining two pieces of wood veneer with square cut edges by a lap joint with a pre-determined thickness not greater than the thickness of a single piece of veneer.
The MDX panel won't crack or split and is covered in a beautiful real wood veneer.
You could not imagine better comic material than her ideas of ``living'': the ``midnight omelet dinner for 1,000''; the fruit baskets the size of a Chevy; the advice (in this month's magazine) to make your own envelopes out of wood veneer, folding them with a bone knife.
Solid wood furniture is easy to sand and paint, but emulsion won't adhere to shiny surfaces like fake wood veneer or the dreaded 'black ash'.
In this study, the Axisymmetric Drop Shape Analysis-Contact Diameter (ADSA-CD) technique is employed to measure the contact angle of glycerol sessile drops on the untreated and treated wood veneer surfaces and on PVC.
This innovative home is built entirely out of a lightweight, renewable wood veneer honeycomb structure, which is stronger than steel, concrete, brick and solid timber.