Wood veneer sheets are a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way to add beauty and warmth to your home. However, with so many options available, it can be challenging to select the right one.

Fortunately, we can simplify the selection process by helping you understand exactly what you need. In this blog, we’ve gathered tips to help you choose the perfect veneer sheets for your next design project.

Let’s get started!


Tips for Choosing the Perfect Veneer Sheets for Your Project

Here’s a list of four tips from the experts at AK-Apple Ply to help you select the perfect veneer sheets for your next project.


1. Consider the Application

You can simplify the buying process if you know exactly how you want to apply the veneer sheets for your projects. Veneers come in various thicknesses for different applications, such as flooring, walls, and furniture.

High-end veneers are appropriate for the high-visibility areas in your house, such as the front doors and living room furniture. Ordinary  sheets are a more cost-effective option for less visible surfaces like the underside of shelves and cabinets.

Choose medium-density or flexible veneers for long-lasting furniture and laminate veneers for moisture-prone areas like the kitchen.


2. Go for a Top Manufacturer

Choosing a reputable manufacturer of wood veneer sheets will ensure high-quality products and excellent customer service. AK-Apple Ply, for example, uses only premium quality wood logs obtained from across South India or South-East Asia to make their veneers.

Manufacturers ensure thorough quality checks before delivering them to the customer.

Products must also pass necessary testing requirements and certifications to ensure their durability and longevity.

Choose wisely, as leading manufacturers also provide after-sales service and a solid product warranty.


3. Choose an Appropriate Thickness

Veneers that are too thin will easily break or chip. On the other hand, overly thick veneers could be more challenging to install and risk weighing down the surface they’re attached to.

Finding the right thickness can ensure durability and strength based on the intended use and the level of wear and tear expected.

Additionally, veneer sheets with the right thickness can allow for refinishing (re-sanding and republishing) that may be required to restore their attractiveness.


4. Pick Prefinished Veneers Sheets

Prefinished veneers are wood veneer sheets that have already undergone the finishing process before they’re sold to the end user.

This process involves adding a protective layer on the surface of the veneer to enhance its durability, gloss, and aesthetics, resulting in a uniform and consistent look across all veneer sheets.

Manufacturers have the expertise and resources to give your veneers the right feel and look. When finishing veneers on-site, various factors, such as temperature and humidity, may affect the final result, making it challenging to achieve the same level of consistency as prefinished veneers.

Therefore, opting for prefinished veneers is a wise decision, as they save time and effort and ensure a flawless finish.


Price of Wood Veneer Sheets

The veneer sheets price can vary based on several factors, including the type of wood species, cutting pattern, thickness, and, in some cases, the size of the room in square feet. Additionally, the price may differ depending on the manufacturer.

It’s important to note that the veneer sheets price can be influenced by the type of wood and the quality of the veneer. For instance, exotic woods and unique veneer cutting styles typically come with a premium price tag.


Choose the Best Wood Veneer Sheets for Your Home Decor

When it comes to choosing wood veneer sheets, it’s essential to consider factors such as intended application, thickness, manufacturer, and finish. By taking these into account, you can ensure that you get high-quality veneer sheets that fit your needs and expectations.

To assure constant quality and save time, buy from reputable suppliers and select prefinished veneers.

Get in touch with AK-Apple Ply, one of the best plywood companies in India, to order top-quality and sustainable veneer sheets today! Our team of experts is available to assist you with the selection process and answer any queries you may have. Contact us today.

Dr Prashanth MA
Director at AK Group/Apple Plywood | + posts

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