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Ask Us About | Table Top Wood Finishes


Are you busy putting your next mood board together, which includes indoor restaurant table tops? Are you looking at the options which fall within your brief and budget? Get creative with ash veneer table top stains which offers some great benefits both aesthetically but also from a practical perspective.

Benefits of Ash Veneer

Here are 4 great reasons why Ash veneer is a great choice:

  1. Versatile appearance: Ash Wood has a straight grain and is light-brown in colour. A simple beautiful wood which is easy to add stain too, adds to the creative versatility of this material.
  2. Affordable/availability: Ash Wood is widely available around the world, this availability means that Ash Wood is less expensive than other hardwoods with the same properties.
  3. Durability: Ash Wood can last if kept indoors and maintained with the proper care. In comparison to other woods, Ash is one of the most durable types of wood available.
  4. Sustainable. Wood veneer furniture is considered environmentally friendly. This is because only the outer layer of veneer furniture is made from wood, choosing veneer furniture over solid wood furniture helps to conserve natural resources – while still maintaining the beautiful natural aesthetic found in 100% solid wood.

Ash Veneer Finishes | Unlimited colour choice

Once you have decided to consider wood or wood veneer for your restaurant interior, it is time to start thinking about your colour scheme, which often needs to be kept within your company’s brief or brand. However, as there are so many standard wood stain options and as wood finishes can also be mixed to create something unique for you, it is worth considering a variety of colour options which could potentially work within your design.

Whilst in the materials planning stage, we do recommend requesting a sample of a wood finish, so that you can compare different finishes to ensure you get the right stain for the aesthetic and appearance you are wanting to create.

We understand that putting together a great mood board takes time and effort but is always worth doing and collecting the samples before placing an order. It helps to give you the confidence that you know the colours and textiles will work well together.

Your Colour Scheme | Request your sample

We have put together just a few examples of colour combinations below to help visualise the range of looks that can be achieved. However, we know that you create great mood boards all the time for your clients. So, we ask, If you do request a wood sample from us, for the project you are working on, please do share your mood board with us. We are always interested in your ideas and colour schemes, so if you can share, please do.

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Colour ideas | Which stain would you choose?

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As you probably know, wood furniture can be made of either solid wood or have a wood veneer. While solid wood furniture is crafted completely out of solid wood, wood veneer furniture consists of a thin layer of wood that is attached to an inner panel (usually fibreboard).

Real wood or wood veneer?

Whilst it is tempting to believe the real is always better than anything created by humans, it is important to know that wood veneers are less prone to splintering and warping than a solid wood design.

Wood veneer is a thin slice of natural wood that is attached, through gluing or pressing, onto a panel of fibreboard or particleboard. Veneer table tops use a minimal amount of natural wood, making them more affordable and environmentally friendly.

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