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Steam Bending board with Veneer

Hi, this is my first time on this forum and im hoping someone out there can give me some advice. i have an old vanity w/mirror that i am refinishing. it has 3 separate tops, the middle section is 4" lower than the 2 sides. the problem is that it got some water damage at one time and the back 4" of each top has curled upward. i know how to steam bend wood, but my issue is that these tops have old bookmatched veneer on the tops and im afraid if i steam these boards that the veneer is going to come off. am i right? does anyone have any other suggestions on how to flatten the tops? thank you!
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Steam will probably loosen the veneer. You could then remove it and re glue to a better substrate. You might try a heat gun also. Either way it will need refinishing.

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