Spotted Gum eucalyptus maculata tree at base.
photography: Mette Spange
I opened the board on the band saw and book matched. The graphics of the wood worked into this elongated diamond shape distinguishing the heartwood & sapwood.
This particular board had a lanolin texture to it, enhanced also by the ray which adds a sense of motion even when the barrow is idle.
Glue-up. Notice staggered boards, this occurrs because I am searching for a whole board look - Harmonious.
First cut can be fatal!
Working with one length only to get all the parts for the barrow 'Post' and half for "Dry-stone" required some patience and luck.
I have retrofitted a 6" riser block kit to my 14" bandsaw and use 1/2" Wood Slicer Bandsaw Blades
Titebond III glue used.
Dry fit getting ready for drilling holes for pins.