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Micra-Stone™ Veneer
24" x 48"
Item: ST154GL
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Veneer Description

Micra-Stone™ Veneer 
Shown above is the actual veneer that we will ship for your order.
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Micra-Stone™ Veneer
Width: 24"
Length: 48"
Thickness: .015" (approximately)
Stone Veneer #: ST154GL

Real Stone, Real Possibilities... 
Though it seems impossible, this is not a printed or faux sheet. Each veneer is made from real stone! The veneer you see in the picture above is the exact stone I will ship to you. Keep in mind that there are no two identical stone veneers so when this one is ordered, it is immediately removed from our website and there will be no others that are identical.

Texture Grade: 3
Since each stone is unique, some will have more texture than others. We grade Micra-Stone Veneer™ with a scale that ranges from 1 (smooth) to 5 (coarse).

Precision Cut Exotic Stone
Micra-Stone™ veneer is the thinnest and most flexible stone offered in the USA. Each sheet is precision milled from premium grade metamorphic rock which has been harvested from quarries around the world. The cotton fleece backer strengthens the stone and gives it unmatched usability.

Easy Application
Use scissors to cut Micra-Stone veneer slightly larger than the final size of the project panel. We highly recommend bonding this to the project panel with Titan DX™ contact cement. Keep in mind that this adhesive will only bond to porous surfaces. Apply Titan DX with a glue roller to the back of the veneer and to a project surface such as MDF, plywood, or particle board. When the adhesive becomes tacky, apply the stone to the project and use a rubber roller to "set" the bond and make it permanent. Excess veneer can be trimmed with a razor knife or the completed panel can be cut to size with a table saw or miter saw.

Optional Finishing
A water-based acrylic polyurethane or a floor "finish" designed for unpolished stone (available at most hardware stores in the tile and flooring aisle) can be applied to this veneer to protect the surface from scratches. The best results can be obtained with a semi-gloss stone finish. Alternately, the stone veneer can be left unfinished for an organic color and natural sheen. If left unfinished, some stones can scratch easily however these blemishes typically wipe off with a moist paper towel. Stone "sealers" and "wet look" finishes are not recommended as they can permanently darken Micra-Stone veneer. Always test the finish on a scrap piece of stone veneer before applying to your project.

Micra-Stone™ Suggestions
Make your next project truly unique! Here are some common uses.

 
Woodworking Projects
  • Cabinet Doors
  • Cabinet Sides
  • Inset Panels
  • Table Tops
  • Guitars & Drums
  • Hi-Fi Speakers
  • Automotive Trim
  • Wainescoting
Craft Projects
  • Handbags (yes, it's that flexible)
  • Wallets
  • Belts
  • Computer Cases
  • Desk Lights
  • Skateboards
  • Wall Covering
  • Scrap Booking

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How flexible is Micra-Stone veneer?
    I've had success wrapping the smooth stone veneers around a pencil. The heavy texture veneers will typically handle no more than a 3/8" radius.
     
  2. How much does each sheet weigh?
    The average sheet weighs approximately 14 oz.
     
  3. How do I cut the stone veneer?
    It sounds impossible but scissors will cleanly and easily cut Micra-Stone.
     
  4. Do you have samples available?
    Yes! We now have 8" x 8" samples in stock.
     
  5. Do you have a close-up picture showing a grade 3 texture?
    Click here to see a detailed picture of a grade 3 texture sample. Keep in mind that the texture will vary across the sheet. Some have a loft of high texture areas and some sheets have smaller areas of high texture. We grade each veneer based on the overall texture across the sheet.
     
  6. How are these sheets packaged?
    I put each veneer inside a 3" diameter card board tube and then box it up.
     
  7. Do I have to use Titan DX to apply the veneer?
    I've tested many different glues and found that most water-based adhesives work well but a premium water-based contact cement like Titan DX seems to be the strongest bond and it is definitely the easiest to apply.
     
  8. Is a backer veneer needed for the panel?
    Since Micra-Stone veneer does not expand and contract with changes in ambient humidty, no backer/balance veneer is needed.
     
  9. Do I have to sand the finished panel?
    No sanding is needed. The organic texture of Micra-Stone veneer provides a naturally "perfect" surface.
     
  10. /product_images/uploaded_images/stone_veneer_panel.jpgCan I cut Micra-Stone veneer once it is applied to a substrate?
    A completed panel can be trimmed to size with a table saw, circular saw, or chop saw. Click here to see a picture.


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