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Inlay borders, The making of...

1505 days ago by Gotwood1962 | 12 comments »

You asked and i’m going to try to explain how I make my inlay strips.After many trial and error attempts I found it easier if you make a glue up jig shown here.I used prefinished plywood and made a 1” caul to aid in even clamp pressure when glueing. Next step would be to choose the types of woods to be used . I typically use a maple/ walnut mix for my diamond center as to get a good contrast of colors. I use a plywood base to act as a zero clearance throat and cut the strips 1/8” to 3/16”. An even/odd number of each wood will be needed which wood and how many makes no difference. If you have 6 walnut strips you will need 5 or 7 maple,you will see why later. A...

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