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    I am sure this has been covered at some time. JGR sends our master copy printed in red. I had always been making copies in black & white. On one of the last copy runs, I did not notice the copier was set on auto detect for color. I got 10 copies in red, so today was the 1st time cutting in red. I have to say it was really nice following a red line. Everything seemed to be a bit brighter and more pleasant to cut. Depending on the pattern I will be making a lot more in red.
    They are a little more expensive to copy in color, but on certain patterns it will be worth it.
    Just thought I would pass this info on to anyone new to intarsia.

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    Yep, red patterns and reading glasses work for me.
    Bill

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    • #3
      I just started with intarsia and haven't tried red out yet, but I sure will on my next piece. I do often lose sight of the blade with black lines even though I'm using a magnifier light. Thanks for the reminder.

      Mike

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      • #4
        Oh, yeah... I bought a color multi-function printer/copier just for that. Can't beat the red lines.
        The good woodworker does not craft the wood for honor. He uses his craft to honor the wood.

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