Here are the three types of wood for the contest. From left to right they are ash, african mahogany and lyptus. This will let you compare the grain and color of each. All 3 pieces are cut to the required specs for the contest with a round over on the top edge, and a cove cut for the bottom edge. All cut cleanly on my 10" miter saw with an 80 tooth blade installed. To get slight shadow lines I did not use the full round over profile, slightly less. You can see how the light really catches them. Both the round over and cove cuts were made with the often on sale Woodline bits from Woodcraft. Usually sale priced at $5 each you can see they still make quality cuts, no sanding on any of the pieces so far.
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