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Decorative Wood Experiments #1: Basket Weave using plywood edging

03-08-2015 02:01 AM by bobkberg | 3 comments »

Layout Sanded 1 coat of Sanding Sealer 2 coats of Sanding Sealer I should have written a blog on this with the plywood samples, but – Oh Well! This is a basket-weave effect using edge-cut strips of 1/2” Baltic birch plywood. The background is poplar, chosen specifically for its green tint for contrast. I think the lines made by the plywood layers adds to the “interruptions” where one strip appears to go under the other. It’s a stronger pattern than just straight grain wood. Step 1 was cut the dados for the basket-weave pattern. To get an idea of what the spacing could be like, there are two different spacing dimensions used. This actually gives...

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