Choosing the Right Type of Surface for Furnishings.
Akin to the old “paper or plastic” question, furniture providers typically offer wood, veneer or laminate surfaces for case (non-seating) furniture. Choosing the right surface type for the finished piece can make a meaningful difference in the life span and beauty of the product.
There are basically three types of finishes typical in furniture manufacturing - wood, laminate or veneer. Here’s a quick primer on each: