diamond matching

diamond matching, four-piece butt matching

A method of cutting and piecing four adjacent, square-cut pieces of wood veneer so that a diamond pattern results at the center.
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"It has a strong pattern and can be overpowering in large applications, but it is often used for smaller items, border work and in diamond matching," he adds.