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by Woodstock
Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Pin-tail alaia?
Replies: 6
Views: 3533

Pin-tail alaia?

Has anybody tried to build a pin-tail alaia? I've searched the web, but I've never seen one. Does that mean it's not worth doing, or that nobody's bothered to do it yet?
by Woodstock
Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: 'Nother board!
Replies: 5
Views: 2466

Re: 'Nother board!

Good thing I don't drive, then! :mrgreen:
by Woodstock
Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: 'Nother board!
Replies: 5
Views: 2466

Re: 'Nother board!

A theory to run by all of you master-craftsmen here: I'd like to use a bright red wood stain on this board to make it really eye-catching, but I also want to make the wood grain appear black. Would it work if I raise the grain of the wood and stain it black, let it sit, sand the wood down a bit once...
by Woodstock
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:00 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: 'Nother board!
Replies: 5
Views: 2466

'Nother board!

I went down to a lumber yard with the old man a few weeks ago, and I found some gorgeous cedar in eight-foot, 1"x12" slabs. After having the men at work plane the boards down nice and smooth, I realized that they're 'brother' pieces! If I line them up, side-by-side, the grain is very nearly bookmatc...