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Brass star floor inlay

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Project by HarmonyHeartwood posted 09-29-2014 12:37 PM 1571 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I think the title says it all

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mtalley

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#1 posted 09-29-2014 12:51 PM

That is Sexy! I am both jealous and plotting to steal it for my 1928 Craftsman.

-- Matt at: www.drivenoutside.com/blog

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redryder

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#2 posted 09-29-2014 07:54 PM

Must be a little scary cutting up your floor for something you hope will work.
Anything special used to glue it down under heavy foot traffic??
Kinda different.

I like it…..................

-- mike...............

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gbear

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#3 posted 10-06-2014 10:26 PM

I like it too…how did you go about it. How thick is the brass?

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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HarmonyHeartwood

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#4 posted 10-07-2014 05:40 PM

Well to do the inlay I used double sided tape to stick the brass to the floor and traced it out with a marking knife, and used chalk to make the line visible. and hogged it out and traced the lines with an 1/8 spiral bit and magnifying glasses with the lights on them from harbor freight. I chiseled out what was left in the corners that the bit couldn’t get to. The brass is 5/16ths thick and I glued it in place with jb weld. And I have done tons of inlay work and I never use templates so it wasn’t that scary lol it’s all about the prep. I like doing inlay because I charge a lot for it and you get the oohs and aahs from it as well.

-- God made wood good www.harmonyheartwood.com

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