Chatoyant Box Woodworking Plan

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Light can sometimes play tricks on your eyesäóîand this box proves that axiom. By gluing up panels covered in 3/4"-square cherry veneer tilesäóîevery other one turned 90ŒÁäóîlight catches each alternating tile's grain differently. The changing reflective pattern gives this project a compelling and unique look. But don't be intimidated by its seeming complexity; building it just requires a lot of repetition as you cut, tape, and glue each tile, then repeat.

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WOOD Issue 250, November 2017

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