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Inlaying turquoise and silver into decorative ironwood objects (boxes, vases, etc.).
FINE WOODWORKING #89 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 56

How to make intarsia spheres from gemstone materials.
GEMS & MINERALS #491 Sep 1978 pg. 16

How to inlay silver into stone.
GEMS & MINERALS #515 Sep 1980 pg. 96

The art of intarsia. Part 1. Making pictures from pieces of polished gemstones.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #530 Dec 1981 pg. 14

The art of intarsia. Part 2. Lapping and grinding.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #531 Jan 1982 pg. 54

The art of intarsia. Part 3. Cementing the stones.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #532 Feb 1982 pg. 32

The art of intarsia. Part 4. How to make a stone intarsia of 4 sailboats, with multi-colored sails, engaged in a race. Used to decorate the top of a jewelry box.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #533 Mar 1982 pg. 16

The art of intarsia. Part 5. A more challenging inlay picture made from colored stone.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #534 Apr 1982 pg. 17

The art of intarsia. Part 6. Backing and framing your rock intarsia.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #535 May 1982 pg. 44

The art of intarsia. Part 7. Special techniques.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #536 Jun 1982 pg. 34

Relief intarsia carving of gemstones, petrified wood, etc. Emphasis is on bird carvings.

Intarsia cabochons. How to fabricate geometric designs and "mini-pictures" from stone.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #542 Dec 1982 pg. 14

Special device which holds a Foredom flexible shaft handpiece for cutting intarsia designs into gemstone slabs. The unit is adjustable and pumps coolent over the grinding bit.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #543 Jan 1983 pg. 46

Durable kitchen table is made by covering a flush door with rock tiles (slabs of decorative rock or gemstone cut into various shapes). Designs also shown for two inlaid tables with butterfly and dragon pattern.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #549 Jul 1983 pg. 17

Pictures, vases, goblets and bottles are carved from petrified wood and gemstone. Techniques involved include flat lapping, intarsia, carving, faceting, etc.

Intarsia carving in the round. Intarsia bird carvings require working with multiple gem materials.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #553 Nov 1983 pg. 15

How to apply turquoise chips to the skull of a cow (or other animal) to form artwork with an "Indian" theme.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #554 Dec 1983 pg. 10

Smoker's delight. How to apply inlayed gemstone to the bowl of a pipe.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #554 Dec 1983 pg. 10

How to make a gemstone intarsia.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1979 (v.33#3) pg. 676

Chip inlay in soft stones.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1980 (v.34#1) pg. 190

Gemstone inlays in wood. Ideas include whatnot shelves, ashtrays, switchplates, etc.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1981 (v.34#10) pg. 2234

Pictures in gemstone. A look at mosaics, intarsia, intaglio, cameos, chemical etching, high and low relief carving, laser art, gemstone painting and framed flower arrangements. Some forms are suitable for the amateur.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1981 (v.34#11) pg. 2364

Lampshade intarsia. Octagon-shaped glass shade is decorated with pictures formed from thin pieces of rock.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1981 (v.34#12) pg. 2560

Tips on "painting" pictures using colored sand or crushed gemstones.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1983 (v.37#5) pg. 784

Gemstone cadenza. Create a gemstone portrait using the "matrix" technique. Involves setting both small and large pieces of gemstone material into nickel silver retaining shapes (similar to stained-glass work).
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1986 (v.40#4) pg. 38

Suitable for framing. Tips on making intarsia pictures from slices of rock and gemstone.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1988 (v.42#8) pg. 43

Two main ways of making gemstone intarsias are briefly compared.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1989 (v.43#4) pg. 68

A perfect fit. Details of a rock saw and technique for creating precision-cut pieces suitable for mosaics.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1992 (v.46#8) pg. 71

Gemstone intarsia basics. A pendant project for beginners.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1994 (v.48#5) pg. 86

Seashell intarsia. An intermediate lapidary project combines shell and gemstone fragments.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1997 (v.51#3) pg. 74

Chip inlay in soft stones. An intermediate lapidary project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1997 (v.51#6) pg. 82

Gemstone intarsia that resembles stained glass. Two pieces of translucent ruby are rimmed with clear quartz and thin strips of red jade. Finished piece is framed with thicker strips of onyx. Beginner-to-intermediate gem cutting.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1998 (v.51#10) pg. 73

Fourth of July gemstone intarsia. Triangular piece of opal is banded with strips of black jade, reconstituted red coral, white prystene and blue sodalite. Intermediate skill level.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1998 (v.52#4) pg. 83

A brooch of jade inlaid with opal. Jade slab is carved with a geometric pattern. The opal is inset slightly higher than the surface of the jade. Intermediate-to-advanced project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1998 (v.52#6) pg. 67

Pine tree intarsia. Opal tree shape is set in a background of lapis lazuli. The octagonal piece is bordered with bands of red and white opal. Advanced skill level.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1998 (v.52#9) pg. 79

Diamond-shaped opal intarsia. A beginner-to-intermediate project for making the transition from cabochons to intarsia.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1999 (v.53#3) pg. 67

Old Glory intarsia. Stylized shield design incorporates the stars and stripes from the US flag. Intermediate project. Part 1. Preliminary cutting and shaping.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1999 (v.53#4) pg. 81

Old Glory intarsia. Part 2. Grinding & polishing.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1999 (v.53#5) pg. 69