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Bandings #1: Diamond bandings

04-02-2009 06:10 PM by TheCaver | 11 comments »

I posted this in the forum but some ppl don’t go in there…..If you do, sorry for the repetition….. Ok, so I gathered some ideas on how to make diamond banding (example below) Note grain directions: I made a lot of drawings and cut paper shapes to help me visualize the cut process, one of them being TT’s idea in the previous thread. This method although it produced the diamond pattern, it was well over 75% waste and grain direction was wrong compared to the commercial bandings and period pieces I’ve looked at. So, I went back and came up with this idea: I stack three pieces, each layer the thickness of the desired diamond, then chamfer the dark...

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