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#1 posted 02-28-2009 07:52 PM

Beth, if you’re looking for the oak look without the price, and you aren’t set on having the Quarter Sawn white oak “flake” in it, you can make the piece from Ash. (the poor man’s oak). It’s relatively cheaper than QSWO and a little cheaper than flat sawn. It takes a dye real good, so you can get the color about the same. Charlie is right on about the plywood, although hardwood ply is expensive, too. Just use 1/4” for the panels.


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