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Carved wood with copper metal inlay
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Carving Wood for Metal Inlay

Carving wood for metal inlay is easily accomplished with readily available tools. Metal inlay adds value and an abundance of visual interest to any woodworking project. I’ve seen phenomenal success with my sales of wood

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Mixing fresh shellac from Flakes
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Mixing Fresh Shellac from Flakes

https://youtu.be/0tsMP6-6u18 Benefits of Shellac Shellac is a beneficial finish to stock in your shop and mixing fresh shellac from flakes is easy. I like shellac because the application is fast, and you don’t need a

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Alternate Metal Inlay Technique
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A New Technique in Metal Inlay

Chris Van Peski Shares a new Metal Inlay Technique Using his CNC Router to create a Serpentine design that shows through the wall of a goblet.

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Cherry Burl lamp with Ebonized accents by Ted Sokolowski
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Drilling a Hole Longer Than Your Bit

 I employ several techniques when drilling a hole longer than your bit on the lathe. But, before I get into the drilling part, be sure your lathe is in top operating condition. Specifically— the tailstock

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Ted Sokolowski Demo Brilliant finishes and Metal inlay at Pittsburg