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09-05-2016 03:46 AM

Topic tags/keywords: tip question trick mahogany finishing joining arts and crafts

I’m attempting to make an arts & crafts style Limbert Hall chair from thin strips of cutoff mahogany about to get tossed out from a cabinet shop. Kind of a repurposing challenge. After laminating the strips for the back of the chair, I decided that after the accent cut-out triangle would leave the piece pretty fragile. So I laminated up another panel, and was planning to just laminated the two panels together. My issue though is the seam that will be visible between the two panels and was seeing if there’s any ideas on how to deal with it. A couple thoughts I had were to laminate a piece straight against is all around the perimeter, but then I’d see the seal of that from the front view. Then I thought maybe veneer but I’m not sure I could match it close enough to blend in, etc.. Any suggestions on this ? I included some of the plans to visualize what it’s supposed to look like

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#1 posted 09-05-2016 03:47 AM

sorry about the picture orientation. They’re all saved right side up but appear like this for some reason when I post

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#2 posted 09-05-2016 03:55 AM

I would just leave the seam, can you make it in the center of the width? Only you will notice it I bet!! If noticeable at all when all is said and done. Use TiteBond tinted glue, it dries fairly dark.

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#3 posted 09-05-2016 03:57 AM

The pictures are not right side up even when viewed offline. You probably had your phone orientation wrong when taking them, it’s easy to do.

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