- Inlay a Compass Rose
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. ...
- Make Your Legs Stand Out with Inlaid Feet
Adding a contrasting foot to a table leg is a great way to add some pizzaz to your design. An inlaid foot leaves a much stronger leg than a foot that is added separately, ...
- Video: Advanced Stringing Techniques: Part II
Steve Latta's lesson on advanced stringing techniques continues in part two as he shows you how to make a complete circle and how to inlay plugs.
- Video: Advanced Stringing Techniques: Part I
Learn stringing techniques for more complex designs. From sequencing to filling a double line inlay, these tips can be applied to many different designs.
- Video: Basic Stringing Techniques
A period furniture master demonstrates simple inlay techniques that yields stunning stringing in part one of our three-part series
- String Inlay Made Easy
String inlay is a decorative technique that can add instant appeal to a chair back, tabletop, jewelry box, or other piece of furniture. And while you could use ...
- Japanese Lattice
Learn how John Reed Fox assembled the decorative latticework in his cabinet, featured on the back cover.
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- Sand-Shading Brings Marquetry and Inlay to Life
Sand shading, a technique of scorching a piece of veneer along one edge to create a shadow, brings marquetry pictures to life. Learn a low-tech, traditional method ...
- Exotic Inlays
Inspired by a guitar maker, Craig Thibodeau decided to explore the use of exotic materials for inlay in furniture making. Learn how he uses materials such as abalone, ...
- Dress Up Your Work With Creative Stringing
Inlay is one of Steve Latta's favorite ways to personalize his work, and he uses a technique that allows him to cut consistent grooves whether the inlay pattern ...
- Give Legs a Kick with Dazzling Inlay
Add spark to your furniture designs with inlaid panels. By adding a simple rectangular panel of crotched wood surrounded by a contrasting dot-and-dash border at ...
- New Spin on Fan Inlays
Garrett Hack takes a modern approach to a classic inlay form, the quarter-circle fan. This is a motif used frequently on 18th-century Federal furniture, but it ...
- Segmented Stringing Dazzles and Unifies
How a veteran woodworker uses thin strips of holly and ebony to accent his furniture
- Video: Letter Inlay Technique
See how to cut, bend, and inset holly stringing to form letters
- Video: Inlay Made Easy: Blank Cutting
How to design, create, and shade a precise inlay blank of veneer