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Re: OT: Looking for wood-grain patterns



On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 18:51 -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:

> Yes, those are unfortunately too small. Many universities
> have wood grain photos, but they are for purposes of identifying
> wood sample, or trees, not suitable for making a pseudo-plank
> 8 inches wide and 16 inches long. Simply making a sort of
> collage of small patches like this does not result in realistic
> looking cabinets, even from 6 feet.
Mike, you could just follow your better-half to the arts and crafts
place where you'll find some contact papers of all kinds of wood
patterns. This might sound simplistic, but I've seen some that weren't
cheap and looked great. Ric

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