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Request your opinions needed right away
« on: May 15, 2018, 02:37:07 PM »
Here's a picture of a Myrtle riser and two veneers.

Which veneer should I go with?

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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2018, 04:16:46 PM »
Dark veneer.

Even tho the riser is similar to the light veneers as far as light and dark.....I don’t think the tones go well together.
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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2018, 04:18:52 PM »
+1 Dark
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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 05:56:20 PM »
Dark for sure.
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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2018, 05:59:06 PM »
Okay, dark it is.  Thanks for the help.
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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2018, 11:16:44 PM »
Dark for sure, of course I love dark woods.

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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2018, 06:11:15 AM »
Yup, the dark one.

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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2018, 10:06:43 AM »
When dark woods take on glue they some times become so dark that you lose the looks of all the figure under the clear glass and they show up every flaw in the glass such as streaking and flecking.

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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2018, 11:15:47 AM »
Tim, I'm hoping for the best on that score.

This bow will be a test of the Bearpaw clear glass.
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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2018, 02:16:30 PM »
Dark veneers for sure.  Also, let me know what you think of the Bearpaw glass.  I've been wanting to try it, but reviews haven't been exactly stellar.

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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2018, 04:21:48 PM »
I will do that
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« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2018, 04:55:10 PM »

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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2018, 10:08:38 AM »
Lighter colored veneers for back and darker on belly side.. I am gonna build a few ILF limbs with brown or Carmel belly glass and pretty veneers under back glass...

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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2018, 11:40:19 AM »
The light one will be about two shades darker under glass and glue. wet it to get an idea.
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Re: Request your opinions needed right away
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2018, 09:34:28 PM »
Crooked is right wet it for a quick idea then go with the dark :goldtooth:

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