Methods of Wood Veneer Matching

Wood veneer is one of the most cost effective, yet decorative ways to finish a high quality interior. However, ensuring you have the best possible finish is dependent upon how well you match the veneers in the first place. Veneer matching involves creating different effects from the grain of the veneer leaves.

Incorrect veneer matching results in a visually poor finish and can undermine the quality of the craftsmanship, no matter how good the veneer sheets you use are.

Below we discuss the different types of matching and how they differ to each other:

Book Matching

A book veneer match is where the veneers are fitted together (like pages of a book) so that similar grains show an almost reflected image. Using this method normally results in a natural flow of the wood’s grain.

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