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Crushed stone inlay

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Project by mountain934 posted 09-16-2015 03:14 PM 1309 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I stared getting into crushed stone or chip inlaying. Another way to add ” bling ” to my creations. It`s a bit tricking doing it in my slides but on flat pieces it`s awesome! The black snake fretboard is actually Anthracite coal inlayed into Ironwood. The rest are Turquoise inlays. Still discovering the different colored grits available through the online store that I use. Its not a hard process, just time consuming. Thx for looking…Randy

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.





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CerberusWoodCo

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#1 posted 09-16-2015 03:39 PM

Nice! Are you using epoxy to hold the crushed stone in?

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mountain934

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#2 posted 09-16-2015 03:55 PM

It`s CH glue..sets in 5 seconds. I`ve only been doing this for about 2 weeks, but having a blast.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.

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#3 posted 09-17-2015 12:10 AM

you are doing a great job for only being in it for 2 weeks….......Beautiful pieces !!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 09-17-2015 01:09 PM

Who is your online source? Great stuff.

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mountain934

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#6 posted 09-26-2015 02:28 PM

Nice job! Do you use carving tools or a router to make the cavity for the inlay?

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mountain934

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#7 posted 09-26-2015 04:08 PM

I freehand the cavity with a Dremel carving bit. Doing the flat surfaces was easy compared to doing the slide tops. So scared I was going to go through the wood. I had to do the inlay work after the slide was finished.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.

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