One of the guys here wanted me to pick out two of the best Koa blocks from the newest batch.
WOW Mark, beautiful Koa. Lets see if I can be of helo here..
I would choose the bottom right and middle left.
But the top right and bottom left are also amazing.
Now that I look at the video again I would say the middle right and top left are the ones!!
close your eyes and just grab 2 there all amazing!!!
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Middle right to me stands out for some reason.
Hmm, Pesky perhaps...middle left, top right.
Bottom left, and middle right.
Yup, those are pretty, too! So are top left and bottom right.
Like Johnny.B.Good the Middle right is my favorite followed by bottom left. I didn't specify originally due to the two blocks needed. I understand they are all pretty. For me it comes down to visual tightness of grain alignment and how it runs in the block perpendicular to the edges.
I prefer "straight" horizontal lines across the block, but they're all nice.