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Double-bevel Artistry

A scrollsaw and simple steps yield stunning inlay results.By Jameel Abraham Pages 47-50Picture a two-layer cake. Using a knife, cut a circle out of the middle while holding the knife perfectly vertical. You now have two cylinders of cake that you can easily pull out of the rest of the cake.Now start again with a...

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How to Make ‘Condor Tails’

An ingenious way to combine routers, a band saw and hand tools for big dovetails.By Jameel Abraham Pages: 48-53I know what you’re thinking: “Another opinion on how to cut dovetails.” I hear you. But this one’s different. I promise. No back and forth over pins or tails first. No Rob Cosman vs. Frank Klausz. Well,...

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Jameel Abraham’s Jointmaker Pro Inlay Method

For wide pieces shown in Jameel Abraham’s “Precision Inlay, Simple Tools” (Popular Woodworking Magazine, April 2011 #189) he used the Bridge City Toolworks Jointmaker Pro. Here’s his method: You may notice a few of the pieces in the article are unusually wide, much wider in fact than the miter box and miter jack could...

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Precision Inlay, Simple Tools

A few shop-made appliances allow you to add stunning face-grain inlay to your work.By Jameel Abraham pages 38-43From the April 2011 issue #189 Buy this issue nowGeometric bandings and inlay patterns, or parquetry, are widely used, from Japan to Egypt to Spain. I developed a method of creating parquetry while learning to build ouds, a...