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Veneer Flattening Formula

Veneer Basics

Formula for Veneer Flattener, or softener

 

Some veneers are very brittle. It is necessary to soften them, which will accomplish two things. One is it will flatten them as discussed in the previous article. The second, is the possibility of adding a little glue to the mixture, which will act as a sizing, and also strenthen the veneer, while leaving it pliable. I haven't found the need to add glue, as the first formula hasn't failed us yet.

 
 
 
 


Formula one:

1 gallon water

eight ounces glycerin - found at local drug stores - see photo below

eight ounces denatured alcohol

 Glycerin

 Formula Two

15 ounces Weldwood glue (powder) or ordinary wheat flour could be used

28 ounces water

14 ounces glycerin

7 ounces denatured alcohol

 

 

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