I have had several LJs ask for a blog on this subject.
Cut 30 degree strips to make a typical chevron
Glue applied. The clamps have not been applied yet in the above picture.
Draw 2 lines from like points to find the “D” point. Rough “A” points shown but will not be used in this pattern.
Cut through “D” at 45 degrees
The 2nd generation emerging.
My typical gluing set-up. Top and bottom cauls to keep the board flat. Plus cauls to apply even pressure from the pipe clamps.
The second generation waiting for a third.
Woods:SPF and catalpa.
-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois