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#1 posted 06-08-2010 02:14 AM

Blood wood is a good choice. Redheart is also a good choice.

For white stripes, there are a few woods, maple being the most common, that can be bleached to an almost pure white.

I, personally, don’t like dies. Nonetheless, uffitze is right to recommend maple. It takes die quite well.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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