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Project by vetwoodworker posted 114 days ago 1695 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Decided to use up some of my scraps this weekend after reading this thread. Ripped some left over Curly Maple to 1.75”, and used 3/8” strips of Purple Heart, Genuine Mahogany and Wenge. Glued and clamped them with Titebond III for a couple hours, than sanded progressively from 60 grit to 300. Edge Routed with a 1/4” Roundover Bit. Finish is Mineral Oil and Beeswax. I was really surprised at how much the curl “popped” with just the Mineral Oil. Thanks for Looking, and also for the inspiration!

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#1 posted 114 days ago

Nice. Like the way the woods contrast with each other.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 114 days ago

Thanks! I love playing with different woods in different orders to see a great contrast/balance. Thanks for looking!

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#3 posted 113 days ago

Very nice… Now I have another project.

-- Chris, Sparks Nevada,

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#4 posted 113 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting.

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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