I am trying to make an inlay (A (hp) logo) and this is my first experience
in making inlay...
does anyone has a link to a good webpage that explains how to do such things
with all the tricks and hints?
On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 14:01:26 +0000, Cyrille de Brébisson wrote:
Off to the library you go. _Marquetry & Inlay Handbook_, by Zachary
Taylor. One I've never looked at is _The Marquetry Course_, by Jack
Metcalfe and John Apps.
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On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 14:01:26 GMT, the inscrutable "Cyrille de
Why do an HP logo? Sacre bleu!
Try your local library for books on inlay, intarsia, or marquetry.
Look for David Marks' "Wood Works" episodes with inlay here:
He covers it fairly well.
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Find someone with a laser. We have one in our shop and do perfect inlay
by lazing (my word) the shape in the wood about 1/32" deep. Then we laz
the same shape out of a piece of veener. Glue, sand, beauty!
On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 14:01:26 GMT, "Cyrille de Brébisson"
You could use the pair of natty little 3D printers in Building 3 - oh, I
remember, Kali had them dumped 8-(
These are small letters with short straight lines and curves. They'd be
hard to do with traditional woodworking inlay, which works better for
for straight lines or big curves. A much easier approach is to use a
Sand the surface well and seal it with a wash coat of shellac. Cut the
ground for the inlay, using a sharp knife and a variety of tiny chisels.
Infill this with filled and coloured epoxy, generously applied over the
surface. leave it to harden, then take it down flat with a cabinet
scraper. The epoxy should be filled enough to make it less brittle and
easier to scrape down, but not so heavily filled that it's too viscious
to work into the corners.
The Zachary Taylor book is good. Freshly out of distribution, it seems
to be flooding the surplus bookshops and eBay - grab a copy while it's
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