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Forum topic by JCMeyersIV posted 10-01-2012 06:59 PM 1003 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JCMeyersIV

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10-01-2012 06:59 PM

Came up with this idea cleaning the shop yesterday and coming across some pen blanks (yellowheart and mahogany) I’d bought to use for small inlay work. The end grain parts are being mounted on some bubinga I had laying around. Whatcha all think?

-- John, NNY, www.facebook.com/JC4Woodworking


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#1 posted 10-02-2012 12:51 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks John,
Great project, if they don’t work for coasters, they’ll make great personal cutting boards.
Keep it up, can’t tell you how many projects come up while cleaning the shop.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#2 posted 10-02-2012 01:02 PM

Not bad at all. I am using yellowheart for the first time in a bandsaw box. I like it and especially like the wonderful golden yellow color you get out of it with a grain enhancer. It seems to really go well with darker woods, as you demonstrate here.

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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#3 posted 10-03-2012 12:27 AM

Thanks guys! I’m panning to do some more. The next batch I’m thinking using purpleheart and maple on top of black walnut.

-- John, NNY, www.facebook.com/JC4Woodworking

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