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curvy stripe
free plans: how to make a
Curvy Stripe
Basic Description In the free plan below, we illustrate a technique that that shows you how to incorporate a narrow stripe into almost any wood project. You begin with your primary wood, cut a curve, and then glue a thin sliver of a contrasting wood between. The result is a beautiful detail can be used to add sinuous curves to pulls, box tops, drawer fronts, table tops etc.
Materials Wood, wood glue, finishing oil. A complete material list is provided below.
Tools Table saw, bandsaw or scrollsaw, thickness planer, clamps, sandpaper. A complete tool list is provided below.
Cost The plan itself is free! Estimated cost of materials: $1
Time 1 hour
Difficulty Easy
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the project plan begins here

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The first step involves acquiring the necessary materials and proper tools. It is best to get everything prepared and set-up before commencing because you become free to progress without unnecessary interruptions.

Material List

Item Qty. Description
#1 - Base wood and contrasting wood for stripe. The base wood should be long enough for your thickness planer.
#3 - Wood glue; we used polyurethane glue but yellow glue is acceptable.
#4 - Finishing oil

Tool List

table saw
bandsaw or scrollsaw
thickness planer
if you are starting with rough lumber, you will also need a jointer

We recommend that you read through the entire plan and especially the design considerations section before acquiring/assembling all of the requisite tools and materials. There are several options with this project, and it is most prudent to be fully informed of them before making design decisions.

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