Basic Inlay Techniques


Simple techniques and small details can add visual interest to your projects.
By Rob Millard
Pages: 57-61

From the February 2008 issue #167
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Inlays, even simple ones, can add a great deal of visual interest to a woodworking project. Unfortunately, too many woodworkers have never tried inlay due to its perceived difficulty; in truth it can be a very simple procedure. It does require working to tight tolerances, and it can complicate finishing, but the process is straightforward and easily mastered. What follows is the technique for embellishing a piece with a simple line inlay (called stringing) and a sand-shaded fan.


From the February 2008 issue #167
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