Backsplash Trim

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Project by Glen posted 03-02-2015 07:42 PM 1209 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just installed some trim I made to cover the top of the backsplash on my kitchen countertops. It is made from cherry, maple and black walnut. I glued together six sections sized 2 3/4 inches thick and 12 inches long. Then I glued those 12 inch long sections together to create one long 72 inch piece. Then I covered it with thin layers of walnut and cherry on each side. Then I cut it in 5 pieces at 1/2 inch thick. After sanding off the saw marks and varnishing them all I had to do is cut them to length and nail them to the wall.

-- Glen

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#1 posted 03-02-2015 09:26 PM

Looks great.


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#2 posted 03-02-2015 10:22 PM

this is really nice! I would have never thought of doing this for a backsplash

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 03-02-2015 10:31 PM

That is Cool!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 03-03-2015 06:58 AM

Looks good from here. I might try that ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 03-03-2015 03:55 PM

That is beautiful and I never would have thought of it either. It gives me ideas on doing similar types of accents on cabinets and furniture too. Thank you for describing how you produced it and posting. Nicely done!

-- Bigromo

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#6 posted 03-03-2015 06:50 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone!

-- Glen

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