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Posted on Resawing 8/4 flatsawn walnut?

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#1 posted 02-12-2013 02:16 PM

I had an 8/4 piece of White Ash just like that. What I ended up doing was two fold:
  • I resawed several 1/4in panels for inserts, and
  • I cut vertically with or parallel to the 8/4. This basically gave me 2in wide boards that were quarter-sawn. I then glued up two wide to have my stiles, and single for my rails. It sure gave me great straight grain!

Here is the blanket chest that I built in this manner:

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