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Consolidation can take many forms in furniture conservation, due to the varied nature of materials encountered in furniture. Veneer is often consolidate with animal protein glues such as hot hide glue or fish glue. Gilding or painted surfaces can be consolidated with Lascaux Medium for Consolidation.