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CHECKER BOARD MADE WITH RED GUM ,MAPLE BURL ,FIGURED ETIMOEENDLESS TO WHAT YOU THE CRAFTSMEN CAN DO WITH VENEER
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#1 posted 07-19-2008 10:25 PM
Thanks for the post
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#2 posted 07-19-2008 11:56 PM
Very nice looking board. A great job.
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#3 posted 07-20-2008 12:12 AM
Gorgeous wood grains.
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#4 posted 07-20-2008 02:00 AM
Nice job Fritz, really beautiful.
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#5 posted 07-20-2008 07:35 AM
I’ve yet to try veneer , but you have made this board outstanding !!!
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#6 posted 07-20-2008 06:04 PM
I tried veneer once on a small door that had veneer on both sides of the oak ply substrate and learned that you MUST add/ glue a piece of similar veneer 90 degrees to the top piece on the back side to prevent splitting. I left it as is to remind me of what not to do. I then tried adding poly in the splits to highlight the mistake to make it look like a tree split pattern. The pattern was book matched on each side of the door. I never posted it because I see only the best of your work posted. I’m learning too.
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#7 posted 07-22-2008 05:44 PM
Up for a game of checkers good buddy ,
Super nice wood grains
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#8 posted 07-24-2008 04:01 AM
how did you get those grains to pop like that? what kind of finish is that?
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#9 posted 07-30-2008 07:44 PM
Very nice looking board
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#10 posted 04-16-2012 08:25 PM
Where’d you get the checkerboard veneer? I want to do something like this with my coffee table
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