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Creative Stringing

comments (0) October 5th, 2010 in Reader's Gallery

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Clock by Steve Latta
box by Steve Latta
box by Steve Latta
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Clock by Steve Latta

Photo: Steve Scott

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 is simple or complex. His approach uses a process similar to larger-scale pattern routing: Create an MDF pattern, position it on the workpiece, and use it to guide a Dremel tool or trim router. With the pattern serving as a guide for the bitÕs shank, this fast and accurate technique opens up endless design possibilities. Whatever shape you can imagine, you can inlay.
Read more in Fine Woodworking issue # 215, "Dress Up Your Work With Creative Stringing" by Steve Latta


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