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Forum topic by Jim Finn posted 01-17-2014 10:42 PM 1282 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jim Finn

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01-17-2014 10:42 PM

Topic tags/keywords: walnut maple scroll saw

24” tall and 3/8” thick walnut with maple inlay.

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#1 posted 01-17-2014 11:34 PM

It looks sharp. Do you make a template or do you mark it out and use a real small router bit?

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#2 posted 01-18-2014 12:00 AM

Thank you. I do it with a scroll saw. No router involved. Double bevel inlay. The maple goes all the way through the walnut so the image appears on the back also.

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#3 posted 02-01-2014 04:17 PM

Jim, very nice. Is your entry hole in the children’s bangs? Which blade are you using?

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#4 posted 02-01-2014 04:41 PM

Thanks guys, for the kind words. I use Flying Dutchman polar #5 blades. THE starter holes are at the base of the images. I drill them at a six degree angle so they disappear when the inlay is finished.

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#5 posted 02-25-2014 02:05 AM

Very nice Jim.

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#6 posted 02-25-2014 02:56 AM

Jim,nice work,what angle do you do your inlay? is it ~2.5°? I must start a couple of inlay projects using SS.

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Jim Finn

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#7 posted 02-25-2014 01:54 PM

I use 3/8” thick stock , a #5 blade, at 2.2 degrees tilt. Blade size and wood thickness will effect this angle.

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#8 posted 02-25-2014 02:09 PM

Jim, this is so nicely done. Congratulations.

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#9 posted 02-25-2014 02:20 PM

Great job Jim! I have done a little ss inlay myself and I know how touchy it can be.

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