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    Steak board

    This steak board was made from European oak. The groove depth is 5 mm. I used furniture profile router bit to round the groove edges.
    The similar board was sent to KKF member, London.







    And the making process


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    That's really nice. I like the small whitish lines in the grain pattern - what causes them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill13 View Post
    That's really nice. I like the small whitish lines in the grain pattern - what causes them?
    These are medullary rays. They are very visible in the oak wood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtmwood View Post
    These are medullary rays. They are very visible in the oak wood.
    Thanks, learning something everyday! Here is the wiki entry, kinda small: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medullary_ray_(botany)

    It mentions how quartersawing really brings them out, have you done that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill13 View Post
    Thanks, learning something everyday! Here is the wiki entry, kinda small: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medullary_ray_(botany)

    It mentions how quartersawing really brings them out, have you done that?
    You can see them as rays at end grain surfaces and like this at edge grain

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