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Forum topic by LDO2802 posted 04-21-2017 07:34 PM 350 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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LDO2802

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04-21-2017 07:34 PM

What is a good resource to learn how to do inlays on say a Pembroke table? I have seen some awesome projects but they don’t have the process or pics in them. I want to fancy up my tool cabinet with white birch inlays.


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#1 posted 04-21-2017 08:53 PM

If the item is not too large, inlays can be done using the “double bevel inlay” method. It is done using a scroll saw, but the size of the object is limited by the throat size of the scroll saw.

-- No PHD, but I have a GED and my DD 214

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#2 posted 04-21-2017 09:10 PM

It would help if you posted up a photo showing what you want to do. Is it the string inlays? Or the more decorative patterns/photos? Most of it is probably veneer.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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LDO2802

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#3 posted 04-23-2017 04:41 PM

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/313834

I want to ge in to doing what les Hastings does. Obviously at a newb level. I can make the tables, it’s just the decorative part I’m moving on to.

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