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  • Ceiling panel ideas using wood
    February 17, 2021

    Ceiling panel ideas using wood

    Wood ‘wall panelling’ as its name suggests is a product frequently used on walls as a wallcovering, but its possible uses are far more diverse! Especially eye-catching, wood panelling is a fabulous choice for a ceiling covering too. Not only...

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  • What is Wood Veneer Furniture?
    February 3, 2021

    What is Wood Veneer Furniture?

    Wood veneers have been used in the construction of high quality furniture for over 200 years. Frequently associated as being similar to laminate, and therefore an inexpensive and mass produced product, wood veneer is actually a traditional and structurally significant...

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  • A brighter outlook for 2021…
    December 30, 2020

    A brighter outlook for 2021…

    With a new year just around the corner, and the news this morning that the Oxford vaccine has been approved for use here in the UK, 2021 is certainly looking a bit brighter! In fact, at The Wood Veneer Hub...

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  • Laminate versus wood veneer…
    December 16, 2020

    Laminate versus wood veneer…

    Upon first glance, you’d be forgiven in not recognising a wood veneer surface over a laminate! Over recent years, laminate surfaces have become more realistic in appearance, a far cry from the plastic looking, often garish colourways that they used...

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  • Is Wood Veneer Real Wood?
    December 9, 2020

    Is Wood Veneer Real Wood?

    Wood veneer is most certainly made from real wood!  In fact, the dictionary definition of a veneer is: A thin sheet or layer of a superior or decorative grained wood, often bonded to a lesser grade wood such as plywood....

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  • Why is wood veneer more expensive than laminate?
    November 25, 2020

    Why is wood veneer more expensive than laminate?

    Wood veneer is inherently more expensive than laminate for a number of reasons... Fundamentally, this is primarily due to wood veneer being a naturally made product, whereas laminate is a man-made product. Ultimately, anything that can be ‘mass produced’ is...

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  • Creative ways with Luméa Shell Veneer
    October 14, 2020

    Creative ways with Luméa Shell Veneer

    Undeniably beautiful in appearance, Luméa shell veneer is one of the latest ranges to be added to our ever-increasing portfolio of fabulous veneers and wooden wall panelling. Almost paper like, each sheet has been meticulously created using layer upon layer...

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  • Creative ways with CubeFlex
    July 8, 2020

    Creative ways with CubeFlex

    Retaining all the beauty and characteristics of natural wood, but with the durability of a laminate is CubeFlex, the fully flexible and new approach to veneer! Unlike traditional veneers, which need to be handled carefully due to their brittle properties,...

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  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!
    July 1, 2020

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!

    Whilst most people are drawn to attractive objects, what one person defines as being beautiful can be very different to another persons’ opinion! At The Wood Veneer Hub we all share an admiration of wood. From the way it grows,...

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