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How To: Remove Veneer from Wood Furniture

By Classy Clutter on Jan 15, 2013

So I bought this desk off of Craigslist for a smokin' deal. I may or may not have driven into a snowy wilderness to get it but hey, gotta do whatchya gotta do, right?! It's a gorgeous piece!

The downside... there was some lifting and cracking veneer on top, but the rest of the desk is solid wood with gorgeous ornate carving and dovetail drawers. I knew it needed to come off but I have never removed so much veneer before. Honestly, I was a little nervous.

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