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Project by craven posted 12-25-2008 01:29 AM 1814 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone! I just finished Andy’s christmas present, a shiny new under-the-counter microwave cabinet… WOOHOOOOOO! I tried something new on the end grain edge of the solid oak side panels. I think it turned out really cool! I just trimmed 3/4 inch of material from the edge of each panel, turned it 90 degrees, glued the face of the strip to the end grain edge, and ripped the strip down to 1/4 thickness. Finally, I ran the edge thru a thumbnail shaper bit to “warp” the grain. I will certainly be using this technique again! Merry Christmas to all !!!! craven

-- let the chips fly!

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#1 posted 12-25-2008 03:38 AM

Wow… That is wild looking. Cool!

-- christopheralan

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#2 posted 12-27-2008 09:39 PM

Very nice – the end grain really pops.

-- Marge, Colorado

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#3 posted 12-27-2008 10:02 PM

Very interesting grain patterns.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 12-27-2008 11:18 PM

Cool technique. The results speak for themselves.

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