Information and Answers for Woodworkers
Sometimes not everything I create for a print article will fit into the magazine, and often this "extra" content gets published on the web.
I also contribute to a number of online sources in addition to my printed articles.
This is where I will be posting such online content as it appears, so be sure to check this page regularly.
Stringing is the process of inlaying thin strips of veneer to frame and highlight a specific section of a project.
While it greatly adds to the look of a project, it is not nearly as difficult to do as it appears.
The Sept 2012 Issue of the Lee Valley Newsletter has my instructions.
The Conch Shell Inlay is a classic traditional motif, and actually easier to create than you might think. It only requires a few simple hand tools.
The March 2011 issue of the Lee Valley Newsletter has my complete instructions.
My Edwardian Envelope Table article in the October 2010 issue of Woodworker's Journal Magazine used a cross-band mahogany inlay border. I made the inlays in my shop, but there was not room in the magazine for the process.
The instructions, along with tips for cutting the holly stringing used in the article, were published online in the "More on the Web" section of their website.
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