I decided to go with elm and mahogany (sepele) for the main woods. I re-sawed two pieces of elm that had great figure and color. When I started to do a book match I realized that all the figure was on one end of each board and it would be out of balance on the table top. I found a simple solution by flipping one board on each end for end. and I sandwiched them between mahogany boards, I am installing bread board ends next and I decided to use Black and White Ebony Plugs in the project.