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danmauch
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« on: May 04, 2015, 11:17:10 AM »

 Baltic birch is really good stuff but sort of on the pricey side. When making some gear  parts for a Ticker I decided to try Home Depot's Red oak plywood that is $29.99 for a 4X8X1/4" sheet. What I did was added three 1/16 alignment holes and then cut out 3 identical pieces on my laser, aligned the holes with 1/16" pins and and glued the three together. The oak look great and seems to be as strong as birch. While you use more wood I think it still cheaper than Baltic birch.
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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2015, 07:19:52 AM »

Dan:

 Thx, good idea, Ill try that. Id like Oak more than normal playwood for sure..
Im plannign my next ticker now, so it may come in handy this summer..



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