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  • What is real wood veneer?
    April 14, 2021

    What is real wood veneer?

    As you might expect from its name, real wood veneer is indeed made from actual timber! Unlike solid timber, wood veneer is a very thin sheet or layer of a superior or decorative grained wood. Frequently used in furniture production,...

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  • Biophilic design – bringing nature into our homes…
    March 17, 2021

    Biophilic design – bringing nature into our homes…

    The term ‘Biophilia’ literally means ‘a love and connection with nature’. Tracing back to the 1980’s, Edward O. Wilson, an American biologist coined the phrase when he observed the negative effects that urbanisation was having on a person’s health and...

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  • Solid wood versus veneer
    February 24, 2021

    Solid wood versus veneer

    At The Wood Veneer Wood Hub we often get asked what are the main differences between veneers and their real wood counterparts.  Most people assume that solid timber is better than veneer, and therefore it must be of superior quality....

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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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  • Wall panelling ideas for bathrooms using wood!
    January 27, 2021

    Wall panelling ideas for bathrooms using wood!

    Resistant to moisture, wooden wall panelling is a great wallcovering choice in a bathroom, en-suite or cloakroom. Whilst it can’t be used on walls that are in direct contact with water, such as in a shower enclosure, it can create...

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