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 the top of the legs, Garrett Hack elevates a table from functional to fabulous. Here, he gives tips on locating the panel and choosing the material, how to make it pop, and a step-by-step guide to cutting the recess and putting the inlay together.

From Fine Woodworking #207