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Orphans

Postby Dale Penrose » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:35 pm

For those that resaw their own wood, what do you do with the odd piece. It seems that whatever thickness I start with (4/4,5/4,8/4, you get the idea) I end up sawing an odd number of pieces. Does anyone have a known use for these? Besides bindings, linings and kindling? I always sem to get an odd number of boards.
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Re: Orphans

Postby Bob Gramann » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:45 pm

Every now and then, it's nice to have a spare side.
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Re: Orphans

Postby Dan Smith » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:11 pm

Head plate
Ever-body was kung fu fight-in,
Them kids was fast as light-nin.
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Re: Orphans

Postby Rodger Knox » Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:29 pm

3 piece backs
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Re: Orphans

Postby Bryan Bear » Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:27 pm

Contrasting laminations if you make laminated necks, side purflings if you make a stick to cut bindings off of, headplates and heel caps. Wooden pickguard perhaps?
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Re: Orphans

Postby Charlie Schultz » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:17 pm

Hmm, wonder if anyone would bid on a set of 4-5 unmatched back/side pieces...
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Re: Orphans

Postby Clay Schaeffer » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:14 am

Sometimes when resawing I wind up with the odd piece too thick for a side but too thin for sawing into two sides. If a suitable species it can be cut into fingerboards.
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