Nothing is better than a needle-tipped syringe for applying glue in awkward spots or deep into cracks. Just fill the barrel with glue. Squeeze the glue under the veneer, wipe the excess off with a damp cloth and clamp as explained earlier. With the repairs done, it’s finally time to sand!
Can wood veneer be repaired?
In most cases, as long as the veneer layer is basically in good shape, the thinness that makes it damage-prone also makes it easy to repair. Undamaged veneer can be reglued; chips and bare spots can be filled with matching veneer. If you’re careful to match the grain the repairs will hardly show.
Can you repair porcelain veneers?
Your dentist can often smooth out small chips in the veneer’s porcelain using dental contouring. However, a broken or cracked veneer cannot be repaired and a dental laboratory must create a new one. Your veneers are durable and designed to last many years. However, they can chip or break in certain circumstances.
What glue is best for veneer?
Standard “cold press” veneer glue is often the best choice. We recommend Better Bond X-Press™ veneer glue since it dries fast, cures hard and requires no mixing. It is made specifically for raw wood veneer and it’s very easy to apply.
What causes veneer to bubble?
A very thin layer of hardwood veneer is often glued over a less-expensive piece of wood furniture. Although veneer is usually durable, placing warm or damp objects on the veneer can cause the glue bond to fail. When the glue bond fails, bubbles can form on the surface of the wood veneer.