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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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  • Are your walls looking bare this January?
    January 6, 2021

    Are your walls looking bare this January?

    As last night was 12th night, officially all festive decorations should have been taken down, often leaving our rooms feeling bare… Maybe it’s the colder weather, perhaps it’s just a case of the January blues, or simply that we’ve been...

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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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