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Woodworking Panels Opelousas LA

Looking for Woodworking Panels in Opelousas? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Opelousas that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Woodworking Panels in Opelousas.

Lowe's
(337) 943-2041
1130 East Landry Street
Opelousas, LA
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Opelousas - Auth Hometown
(337) 948-1111
901 Creswell Lane
Opelousas, LA
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17
Store Features
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17

Fastenal- Opelousas
337-942-2246
5583 I-49 S. Service Rd Opelousas, LA, 70570
Opelousas, LA
 
Vidrine's Ace Hardware
(337) 363-4876
130 E Main St
Ville Platte, LA
 
Lowe's
(337) 291-2601
120 East Gloria Switch Road
Lafayette, LA
Hours
M-TH 6 am - 9 pm
FRI-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

DIXIE TOOL & FAST/Opelousas
337-948-8233
530 WEST VINE STREET OPELOUSAS, LA, 70570
Opelousas, LA
 
LOWE'S OF OPELOUSAS, LA
337 943-2041
1130 EAST LANDRY STREET OPELOUSAS, LA, 70570
Opelousas, LA
 
Southern Pro Home Ctr
(337) 684-3044
741 S Main St, Between the Post Office and Rayne State Bank
Church Point, LA
 
LOWE'S OF N. LAFAYETTE, LA.
337 291-2601
120 EAST GLORIA SWITCH RD LAFAYETTE, LA, 70507
Lafayette, LA
 
Cannatellas True Value
(337) 623-4211
421 Landrum St
Melville, LA
 

Good-Looking Panels - Tips - American Woodworker

Good-Looking Panels

Nothing makes a cabinet look worse than door panels with unattractive grain that runs at weird angles. It pays to be picky about grain direction, even if it means wasting some plywood.

After assembling your door frames without glue, slide them around on the sheet  of plywood until they frame attractive panels. Look for symmetrical grain patterns that you can center. Avoid patterns that run off one side. 

I try to find grain that resembles mountains or cathedral arches. These A-shaped patterns make doors and cabinets appear taller and more graceful. Tight grain patterns, where the early and late growth is closely spaced, usually look better than patterns with wide grain. 

Mark your good-looking panels by tracing around the inside of the door frames. Cut out the traced panels at least 1/2 in. larger on all four sides. Then trim them to fit the frames. Use the ugly plywood that’s left over for jigs or in other places where appearance doesn’t matter. ...

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