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post #1 of 4 Old 05-07-2013, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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Question Noob question - matching veneer for a Tesla Model S

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I am a hobbyist maker with a 3D printer and a CNC machine looking to make some new interior additions for a Tesla Model S. I am trying to match the lacewood veneer (American Sycamore?) in the interior, but I'm having a really hard time sourcing a sample that looks like a close match to the grain cut.

here is a link to a photo of the car veneer: http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...thLacewood.jpg

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There's all kinds of images of lacewood on the net but I'm guessing you're trying to find the grey lacewood Tesla uses in their car? If so, could you Photoshop a lacewood image and tone it grey?
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Its Australian Lace wood an colored to grey

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I have a chunk of silky oak (faux lace wood) I could slice you a piece of veneer from.

It would have to be dyed grey though.

Remind me to take pictures at my shop tomorrow...
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