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Diamond Banding

A common router bit and simple jig yield a jewel of an inlay piece. By Rob Millard Pages: 34-37 From the October 2011 issue #192 Buy this issue now I’m in awe of the cleverness of period woodworkers. Working with simple tools, they created objects of art that have stood the test of time....

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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 Buy this issue now 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...

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Federal-style Inlay: Bellflowers & Stringing

Small pieces transform your work from austere to awesome. By Rob Millard Pages: 49-53 From the August 2009 issue #177 Buy this issue now Signature features of Federal-style furniture include bellflowers and stringing that often adorn furniture legs, but are also found on table aprons and tambour doors. Bellflowers have regional characteristics. There are...

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Inlay for Curves

A trip to the hardware store yields clamps that put the bend in inlay. By Rob Millard Pages: 46-49 From the June 2010 issue #183 Buy this issue now Inlaid bandings are a time-honored technique to embellish furniture, as are curves. Combining the two is surely a way to take your furniture to the...