If you think of wood veneer as cheap flat pack furniture the following may change your mind.
Wood veneers are a great option due to their clean look and variety of finish available. Most importantly going for a wood veneer furniture is far better for the environment as more furniture can be made out of a single piece of wood.
The beauty of veneers is that it also offers many more design and detailing options. Making it ideal for bespoke project and replica when looking to furnish your period home.
Last but not least the surface of a veneered furniture will last much longer and will be less incline to warp or split thanks to the way it is layered to the furniture base.