LumberJocks

inlays???

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by jacob34 posted 836 days ago 776 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I am planning on starting to plan on doing a project for my mother inn law. She is a sweet heart and I would do anything for her, so I want to do something special. I am planning to make her a bible box but I want to try something new and I am going to do inlay. I have never done inlay and honestly am wondering where to find information on the subject, I have seen some projects using sand and really like the effect. I am looking online though and finding only how to do mother of pearl and wood.

I would appreciate any help finding either information online, tips or books to purchase thank you.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log



6 comments so far

View Julian's profile

Julian

488 posts in 1290 days


#1 posted 836 days ago

Look on youtube; type in “bazcabinetmaker”. He has at least a couple of videos on inlay and a couple more on veneer.

-- Julian

View Tootles's profile

Tootles

681 posts in 1101 days


#2 posted 836 days ago

The Woodwhisperer has a good video on doing inlays.

I did mine a little differently, but it really works best for patterns that can be made from a series of circles. It just depends what you are after.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

View jacob34's profile

jacob34

454 posts in 863 days


#3 posted 836 days ago

I want to try inlaying with sand. I have seen a couple projects with sand inlay on here and I really like the look, I cannot find video or information on that. can you use anything for an inlay? Tootles your two videos were helpful in general thank you.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

View Rick  Dennington's profile

Rick Dennington

3272 posts in 1794 days


#4 posted 835 days ago

Jake:

Wish I could help you, but I’ve never did inlays with sand….I don’t think I’ve ever even heard of it before…I’ve did inlays on guitar necks using abaloney and mother of pearl, using small patterns and a Dremil tool, but sand is a different species….keep us posted on your progress….I’m curious about this one…...

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

View clieb91's profile (online now)

clieb91

3252 posts in 2534 days


#5 posted 834 days ago

Jake, I have not done much with inlay but have been pushing around trying it. I have seen “Inlace” demonstrated at woodworking shows. Could be helpful to you as it is a particle based inlay. Their website is inlaceonline.com. They do have an instruction sheet on how to use their product, might give you some ideas.

Looks like another newer member here is using sand in some of his projects… RobMacDonald

Hope these help. Look forward to seeing what you come up with.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

View jacob34's profile

jacob34

454 posts in 863 days


#6 posted 832 days ago

clied I did get a hold of Rob when I posted this and he sent some very helpful and easy to understand instructions, I plan on applying it to a couple Bible box tops.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase