Stuart I'm not so sure what I was thinking would actually look right. It would make the maple portion of row 18 look big. But if I moved my cut line further right to the point where the extra maple would only be 1/4" thick, thus just looking like any other row it might work. I'm thinking and typing at the same time. I may go this route as the worst that can happen is I have to turn off my attempt and go with the original plan. It may cost me an extra day to do the lamination though. But all about trying and learning. Unless someone else has already tried it then I could accept their opinion and move on!!I don't think I'm following. It looks like ring 17 will then be too thick. This might be a case of I need to see the actual ring to understand.