|Forum topic by DaveA||posted 01-08-2010 08:58 PM||919 views||0 times favorited||4 replies|
01-08-2010 08:58 PM
I am currently toying with the idea of creating an Oak and Walnut checkerboard for a school auction. I generally have an idea of what I want it to look like with the two woods forming the light and dark squares.
My question concerns layout. The squares are tentatively planned to be on the sidegrain and surrounded with some type of trim. Should I lay out the individual squares with the grain all in the same direction or would there be a benefit to alternating direction. My concern is warpage and since it’s a benefit, I don’t want to some day hear about what “happened” to the checkerboard.
Thanks in advance for any advice on this.
-- Dave - Milwaukee