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String inlaid box #8: Edging the edges

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Blog entry by JeremyPringle posted 09-03-2013 02:49 AM 1686 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My Labour day was a good one. Spent quite a bit of time in the shop, and my son decided to tail me around all day, it was nice having some company in there.

Pick up right where I left off last night….

I cut up some maple strips and glued then into the corners where I left space for them when I made the box.

Then I used a plow plane to make the same size grooves in the top and bottom edges

The I cut and glued in those pieces as well.

Once the glue cured for a while, I removed the tape and used a thin card scraper to smooth everything off.

For the top, I used a beading tool and made a profile on three edges of the lid. Its still a little rough and needs a little more fine tuning.

Then I made the void in the lid for the final inlay

Tomorrow once I get the clamps off, I will scrape it smooth… then I will show what the center inlay is.



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#1 posted 09-03-2013 05:19 AM

You’re doing a nice job of this Jeremy. You have me in suspense about the central medallion.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#2 posted 09-03-2013 02:57 PM

Nice job Jeremy. I too am interested on your final inlay.

-- Steve, Malvern, PA

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#3 posted 09-03-2013 03:59 PM

great job, very detailed; but very time consuming with the little parts. but rewarding; can’t wait to see the center piece!

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