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Old 17th Nov 2019, 6:29 pm   #238
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Default Re: Baird T5 restoration project.

Originally Posted by FERNSEH View Post
In the event that the veneering of the panels doesn't turn out too well I've made duplicates of all the cabinet sections. The veneers supplied to me are book matched so the completed panel surfaces should resemble the originals.
The first cabinet part to receive attention will be the top panel starting with applying veneers to the chamfered edges of the CRT screen aperture.
Not quite the same thing but a couple of years ago I re-veneered a hifi cabinet. Here's a link to the trials and tribulations. It's not that difficult if you plan and execute very carefully.
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