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inlay

1295 days ago by larryw | 9 comments »

Just wanted to respond to all the nice comments and questions about my posting “mom’s jewelry box”. Thanks to everyone for the kind comments. Technically speaking No marquetry was used in the making of the surface decoration, but actually “inlayed” into the surface of the box. A cavity was routed to fit all the pieces into. All the inlay consisted of pieces that were around 0.60 or 1/16 of an inch. All the pieces were cut by hand using a jewelers saw (looks like a tiny coping saw). The blades are quite small as you can imagine, they range from “0” to about #8 in ascending order, which is about the size of a coping saw blade, to 8/0 in decending or...

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