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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-03-2012, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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I am getting ready to make the Wood Gear Clock from Wood Line (one of the reasons I was looking for my drill chuck).
The plywood in the wood pack is Walnut.
Some of the gears and arbors are turned or routed from Hardwood.
I would like to use wood that will stand out but not overpower the walnut.
I have thought about Bloodwood, Purple heart, Canary wood but not sure.
any ideas or suggestions?

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Hard or soft Maple would contrast very nicely with Walnut.
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Reddish woods like Brazilian cherry also make a nice subdued accent against walnut. Yellow heart is easy to work with and should be less than canary wood.

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