Veneered waterfall edging
Craig Thibodeau demonstrates how to create crossgrain banding that starts on the face of a panel and flows outward, away from center, and over the edge.
Synopsis: If you’ve ever wondered how to create the beautiful grain that seems to flow like water over the edges of veneered panels, now is your chance to learn. Craig Thibodeau explains how to create crossgrain banding that starts on the face of a panel and flows outward, away from center, and over the edge. It requires a bit more precision than other edge-banding methods, but it’s not out of reach.
If you love Art Deco furniture as much as I do, you’ve noticed the way the grain seems to flow over the edges of certain veneered panels like water. This is done with a combination of crossbanding around the top face and matched banding on the edges.
The key to the effect is lining up the grain on the face and edges. It requires a little more effort and precision than other edge-banding methods, but it…