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Forum topic by grace123 posted 08-23-2011 07:45 PM 1002 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-23-2011 07:45 PM

I am making keepsake boxes for Christmas. I plan to do some inlay. I want a pure black for part of the design. Would Corian (the stuff of bathroom and kitchen counters) be suitable as an inlay material? Any other idea short of using ebony wood?

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#1 posted 08-23-2011 10:53 PM

That would probably work fine but another suggestion might me formica

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#2 posted 08-24-2011 12:15 PM

It will work fine. Don’t worry about the finish. In fact it will polish nicely without finish.

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#3 posted 08-24-2011 01:02 PM

Have a look at this blog- it might be useful to you.

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