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Some of you may have read my forum topic ””Who does inlay?” ”: I learned that the process that I was using is called “Double bevel marquetry”. Here is an example of what I though was inlay. Well, here is something else I learned on this site. It is Walnut and Poplar.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#1 posted 1001 days ago

Looks good Coz.

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#2 posted 1001 days ago

From what I understood, inlay only goes partially into the piece while marquetry goes all the way through.

Here’s an example of inlay that I did on a table a while ago:

If you are cutting the pattern out and fitting another piece into the cut out, I would say it’s marquetry.

Either way – that looks GOOOOOOOOOOOD!



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#3 posted 1001 days ago


-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#4 posted 1001 days ago

KnotCurser, That is one thing I have learned and I have the great skilled wood workers of this site (such as yourself) to thank. I admire your work!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#5 posted 1001 days ago

Wow Cozmo, to use one of the local saying from around where I live, “You done good”! That’s awesome

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#6 posted 1000 days ago

Nicely Done!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#7 posted 1000 days ago

Hello Cozmo35

Waouuuuu a beautiful spider and a fantastic work with this inlay

How many time did you need to make a so nicely project ?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#8 posted 1000 days ago

Super Job Coz!!
What’s the plan for the Spider? A box-top perhaps??

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 1000 days ago

Diggerjacks, this particular piece it took one try, but there were other “test” pieces that I tried before to work out the details first. I have been working on the techique for about 2 years by this time.

Littlecope, I was thinking the exact same thing. I think it would be a nice addition to a box. We’ll see,....

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#10 posted 1000 days ago

A real stunner, Coz. I’m generally an arachnophobe but this one doesn’t cause any problems at all. Good cutting.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#11 posted 1000 days ago

Very nice work Cosmo. I’ve done a little marquetry and I’d say you’re on the track to a hugely rewarding branch of woodworking. I look forward to your future marquetry posts.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#12 posted 1000 days ago

You done super good!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#13 posted 1000 days ago

The first look seems to be a paper pasted on a woodboard. The accuracy of the joints being beveled will depend on cutting it on the precise tilt angle and the position where the pattern held (I am thinking that the cut being the smaller portion will be towards the center of the pattern making a tapered figure. This is difficult to imagine, how much more in actually doing it.) That is where you had an extra skill controlling the accuracy in making this outstanding spider. Thanks for posting.

-- Bert

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#14 posted 999 days ago

I like the design. show more of thebox

-- Dave,Portland OR

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#15 posted 992 days ago

Mike…that is an awesome looking design…very cool!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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