The origin

The word veneers was borrowed in the 16. century from the French word „fournier“. It described the process, where a less valuable wood with a noble piece-wood was to the truest sense of the word fournier mean „supply someone with something, provide with anything“.

The ability of the veneers establishment and veneers is known 3000 years ago. The archaeological finds from veneer furniture from Egypt and Roman Empire are edmited to the 15. century before Christ. The invention of the veneers are underlie monitoring, that massive wood are moving for cracking. But the exigence, with the wood to economize, was the matter for the invention of veneers.

Middle Ages

With object and illustration on tombs we can the way of veneers followed from Egypt over Greece and the Roman Empire to Middle Ages. The veneers had a bloom time in the Renaissance (from 1350 in Italy), in Barok and in Rokoko. The establishment of small amounts veneers was in the time so labor-intensive and time-consuming. These engineering was intended only for decorative purpose, and the produced objects were only for the wealthily class of population.


By the beginnig of the 19. century, they knew the working method to modernise of veneers production. Changeover from the technical to industrially production had enabled, the machining from venners in in great quantities. The first veneers factory in Germany were established 1843 in Freiburg. Initial startup of the first cuttermachines in Hamburg (1870), was accrued the today´s veneersindustry.

Today´s meaning

Today are the piece of furniture veneered be for sale from all the furniture store, cabinetmaker's workshop. They are for anyone affordabled, and they embellished billion of living room, kitchen, halls and bedrooms with her unique surface area.


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