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Veneering tools now in stock.Other than a vacuum press and vacuum bag, only a few tools are needed to get into veneering. The top seller in this category is the veneer saw, but the glue roller is the highest "bang for your buck" tool in the list and it's highly recommended by many of our customers. You'll also find our top-rated Super Soft 2™ veneer softener below.

Still not sure what to get? Send me an email with your questions.

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  • $57.95 $46.50
    - On Sale -
    Paper-Backed Veneer Starter Kit
    Paper backed veneer is very easy to use when you have the right parts for the job so I put together this package to save you money (15%) on these essential tools and supplies. The everyday price for each of these items totals almost...
  • $76.50 Veneering Essentials Combo
    I must admit, this package of veneer tools and supplies is long overdue. I can't count the number of woodworkers who requested a combo package like this. So here it is! Combine this package with a vacuum press system or kit and you'll be ready to...
  • $8.60 Super-Soft 2™ Veneer Softener & Conditioner
    Super-Soft 2™ softens crotch, burl and other wavy veneers by temporarily plasticizing wood cells without leaving behind a residue. Our unique formula conditions wood veneer and helps to prevent splits and cracks by instantly making the sheet...
  • $74.90 $57.00
    - On Sale -
    Hand-Held Veneer Glue Applicator
    The application of veneer glue to large panels and production runs of smaller panels is much easier with this type of adhesive spreader. This is the ideal gluing tool for Ultra-CAT™ and X-Press™ veneer adhesives. The flow of adhesive is...
  • $9.90 Veneer Glue Roller
    The easiest way to prevent bubbles in a veneered panel by applying glue the right way. The rule of thumb is that you should be able to see a pencil line (marked on the substrate) through the glue layer. The easiest way to to this is with a decent...
  • $5.40 Replacement Veneer Glue Roller
    This is the replacement roller for the veneer glue rollers we offer. Not for use with some solvent-based adhesives. Tips from JoeCleaning - Be sure to clean the roller immediately after use. Warm water works wells for most water based adhesives...
  • $21.95 $17.95
    - On Sale -
    Dual-Edge Veneer Saw
    The Two Cherries™ veneer saw was offered on our site for almost 15 years but as prices continued to creep up, I decided to find a better option. Our new veneer saw offers everything that is good about the previous one but without the higher...
  • $95.50 $71.90
    - On Sale -
    Simple Veneer Tape Dispenser and Moistener
    If you've ever joined two veneers with veneer tape, then you probably know how important it is to have a decent tape dispenser on hand. There are several imported dispensers out there that are remarkably expensive but I doubt there are enough...
  • $10.95 Dual-Edge Veneer Saw
    Replacement Blade
    This veneer saw replacement blade has the "ramp" tooth grind that cuts on the pull stroke. With 18 fine, unset teeth per inch, this blade cuts with precision accuracy. Fits all veneer saws sold by Sharpening OptionIf you...
  • $22.95 Down-Cutting Edge Trimming Router Bit
    Flush trimming is so much easier with the right tool. I typically use a veneer saw for straight trimming but I've also been using this spiral router bit for tricky veneers and curved edges. The spiral down-cutting action presses the veneer (and...
  • $15.95 $12.70
    - On Sale -
    Veneer Scraper
    for Backed Veneers
    This "narrow ridge" scraper is designed for applying paperbacked veneer with contact cement and Flex-Pro adhesive. It is also required when applying PSA backed veneers. This tool doesn't look like much but it works wonders. It uses a simple but...
  • $129.90 Veneer Punch-n-Patch
    A2 Tool Steel
    It's not uncommon to find bark patches and other voids in burl veneer. Use this punch to easily remove the defect in the veneer and replace it with a reciprocal veneer patch. A tremendous amount of thought and experience led to the unique design and...
  • $24.95 $19.50
    - On Sale -
    Woodworker's Guide to Veneering & Inlay
    by Jonathan Benson
    I have admit that this book is probably going to be one of the de facto standards for veneering guides. The author clearly explains nearly every aspect of veneering from log to finished project without over-stressing any particular concepts. This...
  • $9.95 Edge Banding Trimmer
    This is one of the best edge banding trimmers available. It has two blades for cutting in either direction. Both blades can easily be reversed when they become dull. I've used one in my shop for quite some time and haven't had to change the blades...
  • $4.15 Edge Banding Trimmer
    Replacement Blades
    This is a package of five replacement blades for the edgebanding trimmer we offer here at Buy 3 packs and get 10% off each.
  • $7.95 Ultra-CAT™ Helix Mixer
    Ultra-CAT™ glue is activated by mixing water into the powdered resin. Very small batches of adhesive can be mixed with a paint stick, but otherwise I highly recommend this helical mixing tool like this to achieve a smooth and lump-free blend...
  • $5.20 Veneer Tape
    Veneer tape is used to join two pieces of veneer and keep the seam tight while the adhesive cures. The beauty of this water-activated veneer joint tape is that it shrinks as it dries. It is this shrinking action that pulls the veneers together and...
  • $5.70 Elastic Veneer Tape
    Despite what some authors have written online and in print, most blue painter's tapes are not inherently elastic. That's fine for pre-taping a veneer seam if the veneer edges lines up perfectly, but often there is an edge that needs a little extra...
  • $19.50 Vacuum Breather Mesh/Net
    One of the keys to vacuum pressing success is being able to evenly distribute the vacuum throughout the bag. Breather mesh is the perfect way to do this! Breather mesh is a plastic fabric that is used in the vacuum bag to allow air to move toward...
  • $6.95 $6.10
    - On Sale -
    Veneer Joint Tape - Quick Stitch™
    Waterless Veneer Tape
    Over the years, I've tried countless self-adhesive splicing tapes hoping to find one perfect for vacuum veneering. Some were too strong and impossible to remove after pressing a veneered panel. Others were not strong enough to hold the veneer seam...
  • $2.90 Veneer Tape Moistener
    This item is a really just designed to moisten stamps but it's also an excellent tool for wetting veneer tape. It won't give you the same warm and fuzzy feeling as the calendar (I think) but it's cheap and it works. I started using one of these in...
  • $1.20 Glue Injector
    This is the one used by the pros! A great tool for spot gluing. It's an excellent tool for marquetry and for fixing lifted veneer edges, blisters, and bubbles. Tips can be trimmed to apply just the right amount of glue. Other woodworking suppliers...
  • $11.90 $9.40
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    Seam Roller 2"
    This 2" roller has a contoured handle and double-end plated steel frame. Choose from polyurethane or rubber roller based on your needs. The polyurethane roller is ideal for making air-tight seams on DIY vacuum bags. Since the roller frame is...
  • $21.95 $13.55
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    J-Roller for Laminates
    This is a common tool that is frequently used to adhere plastic laminates and other countertop material. It features a 1-1/2" dia. x 3" wide non-marring rubber roller with a 10" handle and vinyl grip. This item is used when adhering copper...

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