- The First block, Light Gray, was somehow more than a quarter inch out of register with the other colors
- The Red block and Dark Red block were reversed
- The blue and green blocks were somehow carved without allowing them to trap the colors in the structure
- The very open grain of the plywood allowed for poor coverage
So, the big news is that, as of immediately, I'm going back to poplar, solid half-inch blocks. The best part of it is that if another job goes kerflooey, I can burn the blocks.
So, here's how the proof ended up (detail):