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First inlay attempts

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Project by JimRochester posted 09-08-2017 01:51 AM 506 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

RTV has posting such cool inlays I decided I better get off my a$$ and do some. The first ones are just a simple heart in the bread boards I do. I’ve been getting $27 for that size. I’m not sure why the heart flipped since it was straight up in my file. The heart is made from repurposed maple. A neighbor threw out an old butcher block counter top so I have a hefty piece of maple to play with.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.





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#1 posted 09-08-2017 05:41 AM

Nice work Jim!!

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#2 posted 09-08-2017 12:25 PM

Sweet. Great work, Jim.
Which inlay process did you use?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#3 posted 09-08-2017 12:53 PM

I wanted to try both, so the hearts are the straight inlay, the bon appetite is vcarve.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#4 posted 09-08-2017 01:58 PM

You did a fine job on these two boards.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 09-08-2017 05:12 PM

They look beautiful, good work.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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