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Transcript of Solidwood
A thin decorative covering of fine wood applied to a coarser wood or other material
Layers of Veneer
Budget & Specification
If there are multiple materials used
installation and if multiple proses are required
Harvest-Clear cut (as long as it is replanted)
In use- long life cycle
Reclaimed Lumber/ Refurbished
Old vs. New- easy to replace damaged wood with new, no need to replace whole floor
Thickness varies from 3/8 inch thick to .007 inch thick (poster board is .o48 inch thick)
Veneer is assigned a quality grade of AA, A, B, C (AA is the best)
Veneers are highly decorative
Cheaper than solid wood
easy to apply to surfaces
Veneer can be made from any species
Raw- There is no definite face side but they will appear different when a finish is applied.
Paper backed- Veneer that are backed with paper
Phenolic backed- Used for composite or man made veneers
Laid Up Veneer- Raw veneer joined together to make larger pieces.
Reconstituted Veneer- is made from fast growing tropical fast growing species.
Wood on Wood (2-ply) - Face veneer is applied in the opposite direction of the substrate
Hardwood which is made up of several layers fused together under heat and pressure.
Each layer is rotated 90 degrees
and many more.....
Hard woods- Deciduous trees that have broad leaves that are dormant in the winter.
Soft woods- Coniferous trees have needles NOT leaves.
Tropical Hard Woods- Grow in Tropical forest and must be imported
Shrinkage and swelling due to moisture and heat
Acoustics- The acoustic value changes depending on the type of wood selected.
Maintenance- Easy to clean
Refinish instead of Replace
Long life cycle
Heartwood is core and denser than Sapwood
Oxidation and Fading- Stressed wood
Common Use of Wood
Kitchens-Cabinets, counter tops
Structural framing- Studs
Furniture- Chairs, tables dressers, frames, etc.....
Wall - wanes coating
slip resist (safety)
Fire resist (safety)
Door Weight (safety)
Stair Treads/ Risers
Furniture- Anthropometric measurements
Wood Limit- Maximum surface percentage of surface areas of the total project based on local ordnance
The grain patterning on individual boards derives from the cuts of wood:
Plain sliced (Top) will have more cathedraling
Rift sawn will be the most linear
Quarter sawn with have perpendicular flake
Architectural trim saw- Keys
planks- width of 4-12 inches
Parquets- flooring composed of wooden blocks arranged in a geometric pattern
The Basic Butt Joint
The Mitered Butt Joint
Tongue and Grove Joint
The Mortise and Tenon Joint
Blind or Stop Dado Joint
Through Dovetail Joint
Lap Dovetail Joint
Stopped Lap Dovetail Joint
Triangular Corner Block
Square Corner Block
Flooring-the sub floor must except nails
Arch Trim- Needs to be sized.
Doors- Need to be hang them.
Stairs- installed in parts and pieces adjustments can be made on site.