Daily Archives 4th November 2014

Border crossbandings

Various treatments are shown in 293:3-6 with (3) against an inlaid boxwood or ebony line, (4, 5) shaped bandings and (6) a shaped panel. In all handwork the central panel is laid first, trimmed back with a cutting-gauge or against a template, the inlaid line or banding fitted, glued and held in position with either cramping/ clamping blocks or veneer pins driven in

– ■ Crossbanding table edge

alongside, and the crossband then cut, fitted and laid. If the crossband is fairly narrow the separate pieces cut from the veneer sheet can be rubbed glued in position and then taped, or cellulose tape can be used with resin glues as it has a certain degree of elasticity and can be stretched tight to give sufficient pressure (289)...

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society that were reflected in moDERN design.

THE EFFECTS OF World War I on the nations of Europe and North America were considerable. People were psychologically scarred by the atrocities of the war, and the economies of many countries were in ruins. Homelessness, too, proved a major problem, as bombs had destroyed large areas of housing. Indeed, such was the devastation that many had witnessed, it was inevitable that some would question the cultural values that had caused the war in the first place. It is no coincidence, then, that the period after World War I saw some of the most radical cultural shifts the world had seen in centuries.

The interwar years must be considered a new dawn, too, in term...

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A Unique Creation Of Rock Arrangement for a Great Garden Landscape

Inspiring Rock Details for A Rock Garden Creating a rock garden is easy, adds a landscape to your backyard, and requires little maintenance once built. But there are several points you have to consider: 1. Choosing Your Location: It is been the most importantRead More

Modern Futuristic Awesome and Innovative Bank Interior in Madrid

Innovative and Futuristic Bank Interior 3 YDreams is a company that focusing on developing a full scale interactive environments that combining technology, design and augmented reality. And their work recently have really impressed with the way they tackled theirRead More



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All veneers laid at right angles to the grain direction of the groundwork/substrate are classed as cross veneers, but more specifically the term cross veneering is applied to narrow widths laid across door-frames, mirror surrounds, etc.; border crossbanding to narrow edge borders on panel – and table-tops; crossbanding {counter veneering) to an under veneer laid on groundworks and then covered with a face veneer, and balance veneering to compensating veneers laid on the underside of groundworks.

Cross veneering of door stiles and rails can be done with hide glue using either hammer or caul techniques, or with cramping/clamping pieces or veneer-press using cold-setting resin glues...

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Stylish Creative And Functional Innovative Benches Design As Additional Seating

Stylish And Functional Innovative Bench Design In Gorgeous Birch Finish If you need a functional furniture that can also be used as storage space, additional seating and table, this benches can be a perfect solution because this benches will provide all you needRead More


THE CLEAN LINES and geometric shapes of Art Deco cabinets gave free reign to the prevailing taste for luxurious finishes. The cocktail cabinet made its first appearance in the jazz age. Featuring mirrored interiors and door panels, it contained enough shelving to house all the accoutrements for making cocktails.

REFINED OPULENCE French furniture designers, such as Paul Follot and Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann, created cabinets that were veneered in a wide range of exotic timbers, including amboyna, bird’s-eye maple, mahogany, zebrawood, rosewood, and sycamore, which were admired for their distinctive markings and lustrous sheen. Understated and refined decorative features adorned their cabinets. Crossbanding was used as edging along the top of a cabinet and delicate marquetry flower


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Chipboard (particle board) should be veneered with synthetic resin glue, for hide glues may or may not take over the resin impregnated surface and water-based glues tend to swell up the chips. If resin glues are not available the outer skin of the board should be broken through with coarse abrasive paper and a test for adhesion made, or the manufacturer of the board consulted. Synthetic resin glues adhere perfectly and give no trouble. If the boards are supplied already veneered with a common backing quality veneer, usually agba (tola) or African mahogany, the decorative face veneer should be crossed as usual, as this locks the minute cracks always present in knife-cut veneers. Furniture quality particle boards with fine chips in the surface layers should not require counter veneering with...

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AFTER WORLD WAR I, designers working in the Art Deco style created tables of extraordinary richness and originality, continuing the Art Nouveau tradition in a less flamboyant manner.

TRADITIONAL FORMS Many Art Deco furniture designers based their designs on traditional table forms, such as the early oak trestle table and the drop-leaf designs of the 18th century. They used richly figured timbers, such as walnut, yew, and mahogany, and decorated their tables with crossbanding in exotic woods, such as ebony and tulip wood.

Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann and Jules Leleu created writing tables, dressing tables, and pier tables that echoed the forms favoured by the French ebenistes of the 18th and 19th centuries...

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