Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'inlay'

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How I do inlays

05-23-2010 02:34 PM by tyskkvinna | 10 comments »

I had a lot of response on this subject, and finally got around to doing a blog discussing the entire process. So this is the machine that I use. It is a Haas SR-100 sheet router. This could be done with any CNC router/mill, really, this is just what I have. This is the tooling that I use – V-Cutters from Hersaf. I did a lot of research into v-cutters, because I do a lot of engraving. I was told by several people that Hersaf is the best. I have a set of them and I have to agre...

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Routing Inlays #3: Something Completely Different

04-24-2010 03:08 AM by Maclegno | 4 comments »

INTRODUCTION.. NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT As they used to say on MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUSWhile browsing on the Net recently I came across the following Photo (in DEVIANTART.COM an excellent source of design ideas) of a painting containing a metal Celtic brooch. I was attracted by its simple lines. I had previously been toying with the possibilities of using soldering wire as an inlay medium purely as a type of stringing. But seeing this brooch started me thinking that...

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Routing Inlays #2: MORE CELTIC INLAYS

04-22-2010 03:16 AM by Maclegno | 8 comments »

INTRODUCTIONThere is very little new in this Blog, I intend to show more examples of how to analyse, and make templates for, more Celtic Patterns. I should point out that the examples shown here and in my previous Blog are all prototypes and not display-class pieces. Here are three more examples: TRINITY, and what I will call SQUARE KNOT and PENDANT:.. TRINITY.This must be the most ubiquitous and simplest Celtic Knot, yet is still elegant. ....The template for this is very simple and obvio...

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Router-Based Inlay

04-03-2010 01:50 AM by thewoodwhisperer | 23 comments »

Inlay is a great way to adorn your woodworking projects. Even the simplest item can become incredibly compelling if it features a well-executed inlay. With the right materials and techniques, its just like painting with wood. Only “non-artistic” folks like myself can actually do it! If you are in the N. California are, be sure to take one of David Marks' marquetry and inlay classes. And below are a few items that I recommend using for this process: 1/16 Inch Router Bi...

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Check out my latest vid

03-30-2010 09:40 PM by davemoorefurniture | 13 comments »

I am new to lumberjocks and was recommended by a current user. Check out this video I made that shows how to use hand tools to inlay a design in stringing.

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An interesting youngster from whom one could learn

03-28-2010 08:00 PM by senselessdiver | 10 comments »

I am not a turner-although I have seen it done. This is analogous to “I am not a football player-but I watch it on the tube.” Nor am I a pen maker. I do, however, appreciate the intricacies and attention to detail involved in the pen making process.Just like the Fourth of July, many of us don’t know the amount of preparation that goes into making the pyrotechnics happen and yet we ooh and aah the evening through.What follows is something similar. Pen makers ought to espe...

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Inlay Adventure

03-25-2010 02:13 PM by acanthuscarver | 12 comments »

In case there are a few Lumberjocks who don’t frequent my personal blog I thought I’d post this little video I did here so you can see it. A few weeks ago I filmed Geoffrey Noden at The Woodworking Show in Reading, PA. Unfortunately, his booth wasn’t too far from the Woodmiser booth which means you could barely hear him during the interview.Consequently, I trekked over to Trenton and caught up with Geoffrey in his shop where the noise was a bit less. I hope you enjoy the ...

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Lacewood Lock #4: Finished

03-18-2010 10:54 PM by deeman | 2 comments »

Today I finished the lacewood lock. I applied 4 coats of Arm R Seal. Over all I am happy with it. This is the first time I used lacewood and I liked using it.This is also my first time trying inlay. The inlay is made of bubinga and the shackle and buttons are walnut. I hope this helps all of you that asked about my other locks.

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Lacewood Lock #2: Lock Center And Inlay

03-09-2010 09:44 PM by deeman | 2 comments »

Today I worked on the front lock face. I put a inlayed piece of bubinga for the key hole trim. This was my first try,just a simple circle. After a few practice pieces I worked on the project part. Turned out pretty good I think. I got the grain off a little. I then cut out the lock body and made the spring. The spring is a piece of hickory 1/16 thick 5/8 wide and 2 7/8 long

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Lacewood Lock #1: Cutting Stock

03-07-2010 11:05 PM by deeman | 0 comments »

Well today I start a new lock made from lacewood. I bought a piece of lacewood that was 48in. at Woodcraft. I have been wanting to try this for a long time and I guess now is as good a time as any. I am hoping to use different types of wood and make different styles of locks. I hope to learn to use inlay on this lock also. I started out by cutting of one piece about 13 in long. I then re sawed it and planed it to just under 3/8 thick. Then I cut a piece 4 1/2 long and ripped all part...

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