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Experiment: Table top grain matching - gone wrong.

09-08-2014 07:03 PM by Oldtool | 8 comments »

I just started the two end tables to go with the entertainment center in my last project posting, working on the larger of the two at 24” X 21”, and determining the top’s appearance.All of my boards are about 7” wide, with one board at 9 1/2” & is flat sawn. I would like to make a one board top, not possible obviously, so I am stretching two 9 1/2” side by side to 21” wide:In so doing, I decided to add one additional board(s) in the middle of these two, with straight grain to match the edges of these two boards. I have two cutoffs at 1” X 4” x 8 ft., with partial straight grain, some flat sawn grain, and some heavy natural edge. Th...

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