Inlay keepsake box

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Project by Paula Perry posted 06-05-2014 01:16 PM 624 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to try some inlay and probably picked something a little hard but it turned out ok for my first attempt. And my daughter liked it. I used some poplar, because depot had It on sale. Lol and I inlayed with pine and oak, cause it was scrap and didn’t want to use good stuff on something not sure how to do. I then put linseed oil on it and then my daughters name for a cute little keepsake box. Sorry pics are turned, will fix it when I can get in a PC, not sure why phone turns them when added.

-- Florida50

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#1 posted 06-05-2014 05:47 PM

Paula, think that it looks very nice – especially since it’s your first time doing Inlay. Keep up the good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 06-06-2014 12:18 AM

Nice inlay! It brings back fond memories of Legend of Zelda!

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#3 posted 06-06-2014 10:03 PM

nice looking box! Did you use a router to do the inlay or a scroll saw (double bevel inlay)?

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#4 posted 06-11-2014 12:20 AM

Very nice Paula

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