This classic inlay pattern harkens back to the New England furniture-making boom of the 1700s. It features a nautical motif that works well with contrasting woods. Here, you will learn how to inlay a compass rose using a pattern that can be adapted to any size. Michael Fitzpatrick has used the rose in all different sizes—in cases, tabletops, and drawer fronts—all scaled from the same pattern presented here.
Start your 14-day FREE trial to continue reading this story.
Get instant access to all Fine Woodworking content when you try membership today!