Inlay

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/rv8pdfp4ax?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 When the Inlay Doesn't Seat All the Way, Start Over I recently completed a new top for my standing desk and added a marquetry pattern that was inlaid into the surface. All was going…

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/r2xzizpyek?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Boulle, Pattern, Piece by Piece, and Double Bevel Marquetry Inlay is setting a piece into solid wood by routing a recess for it. Marquetry involves using thin veneer to piece together a design or…

Federal Classic Design with a Contemporary Feel This Sheraton bedside table is my original design, but I borrow elements heavily from the 18th century Sheraton style. The legs especially speak to that period. However in…

Japanese Joinery and Inlay Make an Heirloom Tool This project is something every woodworker should tackle. First we can never have too many squares in the shop. Second the complex joinery is a great lesson…

  Where We're Going, We Don't Need Router Planes There are times when you need a really big hole with a flat bottom to reference something against. Paring large recesses may seem like a daunting…

  Nature Abhors Straight Lines When you need to cover up a mistake where you spelched an end or tore up some grain in your project. First off, this usually happens in the most visible…

  Let the Chisel Follow the Drill This is a tip I picked up from Roy Underhill years ago and at face value it seems obvious or even simplistic. But once you try it you…

In this part of the Drop Leaf Table build, I'll inlay some butterfly keys into the top both for structural and aesthetic reasons. I'll carve a very simple yet organic drawer front, then finish off…

  Video Quick Links Project Introduction Milling Stock Layout Making the Inlay Making the Recess Fitting the Inlay Chopping Mortises Mounting the Til Fixing the Inlay Now Use Your Inlay Skills to Make a Helpful…

  Video Quick Links Why Inlay? Making the Inlay Scribing the Inlay Making the Recess Hide Glue Introduction Planing Inlay Flush Practice Inlay is usually relegated to decorative applications.  I think this is true for…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/bmxw5so017?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Why Hand Tools? Setting Up the Workshop The Workbench Sharpening Station The Tools Sharpening Taking Your First Steps Congratulations on taking the next step to being a better woodworker!  This lesson…