No. 65 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: State College, PA

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Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A dip steeply down valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens up valley. Strata in Block B dip moderately up valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens down valley. Block C dip moderately down valley and give rise to a constricted V pattern. Strata in Block D dip steeply up valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens down valley. Block D is also cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of each of the four blocks measures roughly 3 1/4 by 2 and 1/4 inches. This teaching set comes with it’s own tray of lovely green poplar. The walls of the box have a continuous grain pattern that wraps around all four sides. The set is finished with Tried & True┬« linseed oil and beeswax.

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