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Blog entry by BillGagnon posted 02-28-2009 03:31 PM 813 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Start by sawing a” dark wood” wedge “45 degrees” with a 1/4” flat top, add alternating light and dark wood to both sides 1/8”.Next add the ””light wood”.Fig 1 .This should be cut on both ends to form long strips of light and dark so that it will be easier to saw later.Saw into 1/8”strips with a 1/8” blade, Fig 2.
Flip each over and reglue, make two,glue back to back to form the pattern, fig 3.Addanother light piece top and bottom then the redder wood next.Cut to lenght at 18 degrees to make circle of 10 pieces.add redder wood in between.

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ChicoWoodnut

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#1 posted 02-28-2009 03:39 PM

Very interesting. How did you figure it out?

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#2 posted 02-28-2009 04:29 PM

That makes it look easier, but is still a lot of work. Good explanation.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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#3 posted 03-01-2009 04:20 PM

impressive.

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#4 posted 03-27-2009 04:48 PM

Tres bien se camion

-- Tipoux

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#5 posted 03-27-2009 09:37 PM

Great looking design. Very nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 03-27-2009 09:43 PM

Thats pretty cool. Thanks for sharing

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