Latest trend in furniture is about sustainability.
As we move forward to a more sustainable future, the furniture industry has made the move to using veneer finish on timber table tops . This is not reducing the quality or the life span of the furniture in fact it may increase . In Australia we have the most beautiful timbers such as marri, black butt, mess mate oaks and many more. These have natural markings showcasing the harsh weather conditions in which the trees have grown and survived. So the new sustainable veneer furniture will still have all the characteristics without the loss of our beautiful trees. BED + SOFA
1 x solid timber table top, would make 10 x table tops .
Many of us think of veneer furniture as the ugly laminate finish of the 70s Well do not, now think of beautiful antiques chests parquetry designs beautiful oak dining tables large 4 post beds, all veneer.
Wood veneer is a thin slice of natural wood that is attached, through pressing onto a panel of particleboard. In furniture, wood veneers give the appearance of an all-wood piece, when in reality only the surface is taken from natural wood.
Advantages: Wood veneer furniture pieces use a minimal amount of natural wood, making them more environmentally friendly. Wood veneers are also less prone to the splintering and warping that can come from solid wood.
Wood veneer furniture must have a sealer or coating of some sort .
This protects the veneer and stops liquid from seeping through to the particle board which would be costly to correct,