veneer has glue on one side and to apply it you use heat. So to remove it you use the same method by heating up the glue again. I used my iron and a thin metal spatula from the dollar store. Took some effort so don't give up also try prying at it from different angles. Next I am going to sand it down and use wood filler to even out the desk top.
I love her curves and look at those legs complete with wooden wheels!