5 Smart Repairs for Veneering Mistakes
How to make invisible fixes for common problems
Synopsis: To be good at veneering, you must be good at veneer repair. Let’s face it: In the process of working with veneer, it can get chipped, scratched, dented, or blistered. The key is to have an arsenal of remedies, like these supplied by Stuart Lipp, that will get you through the toughest situations. Here, he offers advice on repairs from filling in dents to slicing and repairing blisters, to patching edge- or end-grain damage, to fixing large areas of damage.
No matter how careful you are when working with veneer, you’ll need to make the occasional repair. Veneers get chipped, scratched, dented, or blistered, and to be good at veneering, you also must be good at veneer repair. Not to worry. Just ask yourself the philosophical question: If you execute an invisible repair, did the damage ever really occur?
While my focus is on the construction process,…