Chess board tray

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Project by Lloyd Davies posted 1823 days ago 1502 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The curly maple and purpleheart base was finished with waterbased varnish (to retain the whiteness of the maple) and the zebrawood sides were finished with a tung oil mix. I managed to put on 5 coats of the tung oil mix in 9 hours with the help of a lamp, a fan and the dry air here in northern California.

-- Northern California

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Ben Kahmann

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#1 posted 1823 days ago

Great choice of wood, I like prurpleheart a lot

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#2 posted 1819 days ago

Hey there Lloyd, great looking tray. The zebrawood gives the sides a curved appearance and the splines in PH are a great idea to keep the mitres tight,

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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