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    Is there a "rule-of-thumb" on the angle of cut for different thicknesses of wood? It says in the challange that 2-3 degrees was chosen but, said may differ for different thickness of wood. Should both (or all) peices be smae thickness?

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    Regis
    An old beginner leaping in.

    Pleased with my new EX-16.

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    I'm no expert but you will have to try several different angles to get the inlay to lay down smoothly. The thickness of the wood will dictate the bevel/angle.
    "Still Montana Mike"

    "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
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      To be clear...Only the Top piece of the stack matters. Once you have the angle for that, you can inlay thicker or thinner pieces. And sand the back accordingly....


      Hey I said I was no expert....LOL
      You're funny Mike...
      Last edited by JimSawyer; 11-05-2011, 05:20 PM. Reason: clarity
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