The construction method for veneer furniture is similar to laminate furniture, with the primary difference being the actual material used as the outer layer. Veneer furniture uses a thin layer of real wood, unlike laminate, which is just made to look like wood. This gives the furniture piece a higher-quality appearance than laminate, which can make the part seem high end when compared to laminate.
- Its price may vary depending on the type of wood species, kind of cut and thickness of the sheet.
- The surface can be customized by polishing or painting. It requires special skills, instruments, and adhesives. Before final polish, veneer has to be smooth using sand-paper.) Thus it needs more time for the production process.
- Veneers have less resistant to abrasion and scratches as compared to laminates.
- It is a natural wood product, the surface has to be re-polished periodically. Special care has to be taken while cleaning the surface to prevent damage.
- If timely polishing and proper care are taken the material is known to last longer than laminates.Cut edges appear smooth and won’t have voids or splinters.