- 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
- Video: Inlay Made Easy: Carving the Perfect Cavity
Exacting techniques to create an inlay cavity using hand and power tools
- Video: Inlay Made Easy: Intro to Embellishment
Transform an ordinary piece of furniture into something spectacular
- Video: Inlay Made Easy: Metal Accents
Simple techniques with solder create the look of antique pewter
- Video: Inlay a Square Peg
Use a mix of hand and power tools to cut the peg mortise and shape the beveled edge once it's installed
- Video: Make an Oval Fan Inlay
A fast and repeatable method for cutting, shading, and assembling the veneers on this Federal-period decoration