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Tip describes how to add strips of inlay veneer to a turned wood project.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Jun 1992 (v.7#2) pg. 30

Router fixture design. A device for inlaying a Hepplewhite table leg. Locks the leg in position so the router can be manipulated to cut the rectangular grooves necessary for inlaying.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 27

Cutting inlays with a router. How to rout both the insert and the hole with just one template.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Mar-Apr 1989 (v.5#2) pg. 26

String inlay. Using a router and template to cut a pattern of graceful vines and leaves.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #19 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 26

Using a router to cut a recess for an inlay panel is made easier with this technique and simple jig.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #25 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 10

Wire inlay. How to make delicate designs in wood using a plunge router, a template and a tiny router bit.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #51 Apr 1996 pg. 44

Chevalet. A special tool for marquetry work. This jig features a foot-activated clamp and a special saw frame that keeps the fine jeweler's blade taut and perpendicular to the work.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #52 Jun 1996 pg. 62

Inlaying banding. Advice on design planning, cutting the grooves, fitting and leveling the banding and finishing. Details how to make a guillotine-type banding trimmer and the technique for making simple banding from contrasting woods.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #58 Apr 1997 pg. 46

Beautiful Boulle work. A masterpiece of inlaid intricacy begins with a sandwich of brass sheet, wood veneer and waxed paper.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #72 Apr 1999 pg. 52

Wood graphic. Quarter of a bull's eye with lines radiating to the edges of this 30"x39" graphic. Cut from 3/4" lumber with adjacent pieces stained to contrast. Est. cost: $26.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 92

How to refinish old or unfinished furniture using special wood-grain papers in marquetry designs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1980 (v.58#1) pg. 29, 116

Marquetry. Part 1. Tools and supplies, sources of supply, terminology, and the basic nature of veneers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1984 (v.7#12) pg. 46

Marquetry. Part 2. Creating a picture using the pad method (fretsaw) and the window method (knife).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 20

Using a router to do inlay work, either for surface decoration or for patch repairs. How to make the template and router bushing necessary for routing the "bed" to receive the inlay.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 14

Inlaid turning. Inlay materials (wood, silver, ivory, etc.) into a turning blank to add an interesting decorative touch.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1990 (v.13#8) pg. 6

Diamond stock. An introduction to diamond marquetry from flitches of veneer of various woods.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1993 (v.16#5) pg. 26

Inlaying a strip of constrasting wood around the curved rim of a chair seat. How to use either a laminate trimmer or scratch stock to cut the groove.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 20

The art of intarsia. The fundamentals of wood selection.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1997 (v.44#1) pg. 75

The art of intarsia. How to get started and work with patterns.
CHIP CHATS Mar-Apr 1997 (v.44#2) pg. 90

The art of intarsia. Cutting order and techniques to produce a good fit.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 96

The art of intarsia. A description of the template method, a system for pattern preparation and cutting for three-dimensional works, and a system for stack-cutting sections of a design.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 108

The art of intarsia. Making adjustments in cut lines.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 66

The art of intarsia. Emphasis is on the selection and use of sanding abrasives and tools to shape the intarsia elements. Includes pattern and tips on making an intarsia of a leaping dolphin.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1998 (v.45#1) pg. 106

The art of intarsia. Wood selection tips.
CHIP CHATS Mar-Apr 1998 (v.45#2) pg. 48

Technique described for inlaying metal into wood to form pictures, add decoration, etc.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #88 Aug 1982 (v.8#4) pg. 40

Mother of Pearl inlay techniques for miniature work.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #95 Oct 1983 (v.8#11) pg. 39

How to make marquetry pictures. Patterns and instructions included for three pictures: roses, an owl in a tree, and a windmill set against a hill country landscape.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1977 (v.8#7) pg. 72, 65

How to make a table top for a small coffee table using jigsaw marquetry. Pattern for a landscape with a deer included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 65, 78

Use stencils to simulate marquetry or wood inlay.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1981 (v.12#1) pg. 106

How to do inlay work with a router.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #214 Dec 1980 (v.30#10) pg. 74

Guide to decorative finishes. A brief look at decoupage, color staining wood, mosaics, marquetry and stenciling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #217 Mar 1981 (v.31#3) pg. 26

Decorative floor inlays of contrasting wood or metal. A simple technique with elegant results.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #63 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 78

Marquetry cutting. A look at the tools and techniques for cutting veneers for marquetry.
FINE WOODWORKING #1 Winter 1975 pg. 33

Optional V-belt arrangement on jigsaw gives better control for marquetry work.
FINE WOODWORKING #2 Spring 1976 pg. 8

Marquetry today. Some thoughts on the state of the art.
FINE WOODWORKING #2 Spring 1976 pg. 14

How to make decorative mosaic rosettes, the design which surrounds the sound hole of many fine guitars.
FINE WOODWORKING #4 Fall 1976 pg. 53

Patch-pad cutting. A basic method for cutting marquetry. The process consists of stacking the good wood veneer into a pad with waste wood or cardboard, then cutting several layers on the jigsaw.
FINE WOODWORKING #5 Winter 1976 pg. 38

Tips on adhesives to use when inlaying brass strips into walnut.
FINE WOODWORKING #8 Fall 1977 pg. 32

Cutting corners. How to mount marquetry so that the mitered border veneer precisely meets the corner of the mounting board.
FINE WOODWORKING #9 Winter 1977 pg. 70

Tip: How to trace and remove a piece in an assembled marquetry picture and replace it with another piece.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 18

Jointing decorative strips. Simple jig is used to sand accurate 90 or 45-degree miters on the ends of decorative wood strips which are going to be inlaid or used as decorative binding.
FINE WOODWORKING #13 Nov 1978 pg. 16

How to inlay a narrow strip of wood into a groove around a turned object. This technique is known as Bolection turning.
FINE WOODWORKING #14 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 69

Tips on using a drawplate to form wire inlay from copper or brass.
FINE WOODWORKING #15 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 31

Tip: How to make thick line inlays (such as white-black-white) by cutting strips on a table saw and laminating.
FINE WOODWORKING #16 May-Jun 1979 pg. 22

Use a router and templates to inlay a border of contrasting wood on furniture, jewelry boxes, serving trays, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #17 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 68

Marquetry with flexible veneers. Paper-backed veneer can be cut with a sharp knife.
FINE WOODWORKING #22 May-Jun 1980 pg. 76

How to make composite "logs" which will be cut into individual wooden "tiles" and laminated to a backing core to form the desired pattern. The result is similar to the herrinbone technique, but involves two or more woods.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 32

Tip on staining or dyeing an individual piece of wood within a completed inlay work without affecting adjacent pieces.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 32
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 32

Finishing marquetry. How to scrape, seal, sand, and apply the finish coats of polyurethane to a marquetry picture.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 90

How to cut a "Dutchman", an irregularly shaped inlay that's used to repair a blemish in woodwork.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 16

How inlay is made. A look at commercial techniques for marquetry inserts and banding.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 46

Inlaying mother-of-pearl. Banjo maker demonstrates how to cut and fit a delicate design. Includes list of suppliers.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 50
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #29 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 6
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 10

Guitar binding and purfling. Decorating edges with thin wood. How to cut the rabbet and attach the binding and purfling.
FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 52

Inlaid turnings. How to decorate wood turnings with plugs of other colored woods.
FINE WOODWORKING #29 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 56, 57

Tips and jigs for making inlays consisting of mother-of-pearl set into ebony frames.
FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 28

Shading marquetry veneer using a direct-scorching technique and sand (to mask the areas to be scorched).
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 16

Marquetry on furniture. How to design a picture, select veneer, do double-bevel sawing, and mounting. Homemade shop press illustrated.
FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 61

How to do sulfur inlay ("white wax" inlay).
FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 30

How to inlay silver into wood using the silver amalgam that dentists use to fill teeth.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 14

Patchwork marquetry. Includes jigs to speed veneer cutting.
FINE WOODWORKING #47 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 64

How to prepare bone for use as inlay.
FINE WOODWORKING #49 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 16
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 6

Tips on inlaying wood with metal.
FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 20
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 16

Sculptural inlay. Three-dimensional images in wood. Combine shaped pieces of wood up to 1" thick into sculptured pictures.
FINE WOODWORKING #51 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 66

Tips on repairing the brass inlay "boulle work" found on old piano fall boards.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 16

Perspective in marquetry. Renaissance work inspires contemporary maker. How to create three-dimensional images in two-dimensional marquetry pictures.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 34

Inlaid tambours. Decorative veneer floral patterns are inlaid into a tambour door on this Federal-style desk.
FINE WOODWORKING #54 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 71

Guitar maker's inlay. How one craftsman incorporates decorative inlay pictures on the peghead of his guitars and mandolins.
FINE WOODWORKING #58 May-Jun 1986 pg. 66

Shop-made inlay. How to fabricate striping, crossbanding, diamond banding, and other inlays. How to cut inlay slots using a rotary grinder. How to fit and finish the inlay.
FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 58

Tips on making hardwood tiles and attaching them to a plywood substrate to form a tabletop.
FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 16

Marquetry mural. Patch-pad flowers bloom on a grand scale. Design and fabrication of a 9x25-ft. mural is described.
FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 76

Advice on use of thin inlays (banding) in solid-wood table tops.
FINE WOODWORKING #78 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 18

String inlay. Using dental burrs in a Dremel tool (with router base attachment) for cutting the grooves (pattern) to accept the inlay material.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 62

Quilt patterns in parquetry. How to scroll-saw interchangeable wooden pieces and then assemble them into attractive quilt patterns.
FINE WOODWORKING #90 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 82

A sliding vacuum fence for quickly and safely slicing 0.128" thick pieces of inlay from small blocks of wood using a table saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 51

Repetitive-motif marquetry. Description of a French technique which permits multiple identical images.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 87

Inlay bandings dress up your work. How to select a solid wood board or fabricate the laminated board from which thin banding material will be sliced using a band saw. How to finish the preparation, cutting and inlaying of the bandings.
FINE WOODWORKING #103 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 67

Marquetry step-by-step. Double-bevel cutting makes the process easy and accurate. Includes tips on making your own veneer. Shows both hand and power scroll-sawing techniques.
FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 80

Low-tech method for thickness planing strips of wood inlay using a hand plane.
FINE WOODWORKING #114 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 14

String inlay. Fine lines of contrasting wood add an elegant touch to furniture.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 58

Epoxy inlay. Tough, fast-drying resins can replace traditional wood accents. Cutting and preparing grooves. Filling and sanding the epoxy.
FINE WOODWORKING #118 May-Jun 1996 pg. 55

Tip on removing cross-grain inlay strips that are buckling and replacing them with parallel-grain strips.
FINE WOODWORKING #121 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 36

Tip on inlaying strips in pre-finished wood without harming the finish.
FINE WOODWORKING #122 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 22

Tip on regluing loose brass inlay.
FINE WOODWORKING #123 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 18
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #125 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 8

Veneering an ellipse. Making a Sheraton-style inlay with borders.
FINE WOODWORKING #124 May-Jun 1997 pg. 52

Tip on tracing the outline of solid-wood inlays onto the background wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #126 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 30

Tip on converting tree bark into burl inlay strips.
FINE WOODWORKING #126 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 32

Tips on dealing with seasonal wood movement when installing decorative banding or inlay.
FINE WOODWORKING #131 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 98

Federal-style oval inlays. How to take advantage of two marquetry methods (stack cutting and bevel cutting) for efficiency and accuracy. Step-by-step instructions for making a Baltimore Oval leaf-and-thistle design.
FINE WOODWORKING #138 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 70

An elegant use for silver scraps. How to inlay silver scraps in wooden objects. Procedure for the inlay is shown.
GEMS & MINERALS #499 May 1979 pg. 44

Tips on shaping a ruffled (compound curve) skirt for a hall chest of drawers and then inlaying a bead of ebony veneer into the skirt.
HOME FURNITURE #9 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 85

Using the technique of pouncing to make copies of a marquetry motif. Pouncing involves punching small holes along the outline of the pattern and then transfering the pattern using a bituminous powder.
HOME FURNITURE #13 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 18

Simplified method of making inlay pictures on your jigsaw. Making the pattern, making the "pad" of veneer and doing the cutting of the pieces.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Nov 1977 (v.8#4) pg. 31

Tip: When tracing a pattern, make both a reversed master drawing and the pattern for jigsawing the veneer, with just one tracing, using carbon paper.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring-Summer 1978 (v.9#2) pg. 32

How to cut veneer for use in Parquetry, a form of geometric marquetry.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall-Winter 1978 (v.9#4) pg. 9

Photos illustrate 28 steps to good inlay pictures.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring-Summer 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 24

How to make inlay pictures in wood veneers.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall 1979 (v.10#3) pg. 14

Marquetry, a difficult art made easier. Get started in this woodcraft by beginning with a kit. Photos show step-by-step assembly of the picture.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1974 (v.142#6) pg. 88

Simulate expensive enameled inlay work by cementing patterned fabric tape in shallow channels and coating with a clear finish.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1974 (v.142#6) pg. 142

Marquetry. Paint a picture with wood. Step-by-step instructions for crafting a simple floral motif for a mahogany serving tray using the window method.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1992 (v.169#8) pg. 53

Wood inlay techniques. How to create (1) diamond mosaic banding, (2) triple-stripe inlay, and (3) inlaid marquetry patterns.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1994 (v.171#7) pg. 64

Scroll sawn intarsia. Advice from a professional demonstrator of scroll saws.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #62 Sep 1991 (v.11#2) pg. 36

Small wooden parquet tiles are made by slicing a sandwich of scrap plywood and hard or soft wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #66 May 1992 (v.11#6) pg. 94

Beginning marquetry. Introduction to the art of making pictures by the use of grain, figure, and natural color of thin veneer.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #74 Sep 1993 (v.13#2) pg. 60

Late Gathering, an African landscape worked in intarsia. Grazing zebras, shaped with a rotary carver, are applied to the surface. Woodburning is used to create textural interest.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 52

Parquetry. How to make fancy patterns with veneer. Techniques for cutting veneer, jointing an edge, sanding to fit and applying the pattern pieces to the base.
SHOPNOTES #32 Mar 1997 (v.6) pg. 8

Inlay cutter for thin wood veneer is made by attaching two single-edged razor blades to a tongue depressor.
SHOPNOTES #35 Sep 1997 (v.6) pg. 5

Making his mark in marquetry. Contemporary designs and techniques of John Wilson are viewed.
WOOD MAGAZINE #17 Jun 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 74

Try your hand at onlay. Use this wood-stingy technique to create original designs for tabletops, cabinet doors, cutting boards, wall hangings, etc. Small pieces of wood are glued to a substrate to form decorative patterns.
WOOD MAGAZINE #22 Apr 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 28

She paints with wood. Judy Gale Roberts shows how she creates spectacular wood mosaics. Includes a pattern for a hoot owl in a hollow tree.
WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 38

Inlay, a time-honored woodworking technique. A look at the basic process and patterns for flying geese and balloon inlays.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 42

Stain-resist finishing. How to produce designs on wood that look like finely-placed inlay, but are created using spray stains, clear lacquer, and self-adhesive patterns.
WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 46

Masking tip to prevent wood stain from soaking into adjacent wood inlay.
WOOD MAGAZINE #76 Jan 1995 (v.12#1) pg. 10

Decorate turned wooden bowls by inlaying sterling silver wire or chain.
WOOD MAGAZINE #79 Jun 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 46

Scroll saw applique technique lets you add a three-dimensional detail that looks like hand carving to your projects.
WOOD MAGAZINE #88 Jun 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 53

Veneers and inlays. Introduction to selecting the woods and inlays for a decorative project.
WOOD MAGAZINE #114 Apr 1999 (v.16#3) pg. 12

Design and make decorative wood banding (inlay) by laminating various geometric shapes into a "log" and then ripping the log into thin strips.
WOOD MAGAZINE #122 Mar 2000 (v.17#2) pg. 76

Scrollsawn marquetry. Pattern and instructions for inlaying a colorful rose into an oval background.
WOOD MAGAZINE #124 May-Jun 2000 (v.17#4) pg. 58, Insert

Tip on using clear acrylic patterns to get the best grain patterns for intarsia.
WOOD MAGAZINE #127 Oct 2000 (v.17#7) pg. 40

Tip: How to cut a recess to accept a circular inlay.
WOODSMITH #26 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 22

Marquetry. How to work with inlays. How to trim the inlay, route the recess, glue, and remove the paper backing.
WOODSMITH #28 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 8

Procedure for cutting thin (1/32" thick x 1/8" wide) inlay strips on a table saw.
WOODSMITH #44 Apr 1986 pg. 23

Tip on using see-through clamping blocks when installing inlay, doing marquetry, patching veneer, etc. to make sure there is no slippage.
WOODSMITH #77 Oct 1991 pg. 5

Jig for routing a slight bevel on the edges of small inlay strips in order to get a tight fit in the groove.
WOODSMITH #80 Apr 1992 pg. 5

Tip on attaching narrow gauge banding around the circumference of objects using contact glue.
WOODTURNING #53 Jun 1997 pg. 76

Technique for flattening a cupped panel. Included in an article on restoring valuable antique furniture, especially involving veneer or marquetry.
WOODWORK #14 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 28

Brass inlay and brass-covered molding. Add a touch of elegance to furniture through the use of brass decoration.
WOODWORK #17 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 42

Decorating your woodwork with stringing and banding. A visit to a French factory to investigate design, manufacture and uses. Includes basic techniques for making four styles of bandings (cross-grain, checkerboard, diagonal, and diamond).
WOODWORK #22 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 40

Inlay patterns made simple. Making simple inlay patterns from scratch using veneer. The technique described here avoids having to cut all pieces to size and shape before starting assembly.
WOODWORK #35 Oct 1995 pg. 68

Making and installing stringing inlay.
WOODWORK #36 Dec 1995 pg. 55

Mating templates. A description of the three-step system to inlet a round, veneered panel into a border of solid wood.
WOODWORK #38 Apr 1996 pg. 55

Basic marquetry. Part 1. Essential tools and materials.
WOODWORKER #1044 Nov 1980 (v.84) pg. 692

Basic marquetry. Part 2. Preparation and cutting of a picture.
WOODWORKER #1045 Dec 1980 (v.84) pg. 792

Basic marquetry. Part 3. Borders, back and edges. Includes plans for border cutting jig and toothing tool.
WOODWORKER #1048 Mar 1981 (v.85) pg. 154

Basic marquetry. Part 4. Cleaning-up, sealing, finishing and polishing the finished picture.
WOODWORKER #1051 Jun 1981 (v.85) pg. 366

Marquetry. Cutting from the face side technique is described.
WOODWORKER #1056 Nov 1981 (v.85) pg. 732

Tips on removing and relaying brass inlay.
WOODWORKER #1056 Nov 1981 (v.85) pg. 796

Fretsaw marquetry. Part 1. A look at the tools and techniques.
WOODWORKER #1062 May 1982 (v.86) pg. 306

Fretsaw marquetry. Part 2. The silhouette technique.
WOODWORKER #1064 Jul 1982 (v.86) pg. 460

Making an inlay cutter for stringings and bandings.
WOODWORKER #1084 Mar 1984 (v.88) pg. 172

An introduction to parquetry (the art of designing and constructing geometric patterns in wood veneer).
WOODWORKER #1115 Oct 1986 (v.90#10) pg. 820

An introduction to the mirror-image mystique of Boulle marquetry. Boulle, boule or buhl is a type of repeated and reversed marquetry popular in 17th and 18th century France. Techniques are demonstrated in a step-by-step project.
WOODWORKER #1115 Oct 1986 (v.90#10) pg. 838

Tips on cutting (slicing) and finishing burr elm for use as an inlay.
WOODWORKER Apr 1987 (v.91#4) pg. 320

Patterns of tradition. Secrets of mosaic marquetry. How to decorate a box with your own designs.
WOODWORKER Aug 1987 (v.91#8) pg. 676

Furniture restoration. Restoring decorative veneers (marquetry, parquetry, lines, inlays, and stringing).
WOODWORKER Apr 1988 (v.92#4) pg. 346

Making your marquetry. Full-size pattern for a heron standing among the reeds is a good project for someone new to veneers and marquetry.
WOODWORKER May 1988 (v.92#5) pg. 398, 424

When small is beautiful. An introduction to the delightful world of miniature marquetry where each finished piece is no more than 40mm (1.5") high.
WOODWORKER May 1988 (v.92#5) pg. 439

Mosaic magic. An introduction to "stickware" which is made by gluing different colored woods together in lengths, or sticks, to form intricate geometric patterns. Projects include (1) tumbling block box, (2) pinwheel (pincushion), and (3) an egg-shaped thimble holder.
WOODWORKER Dec 1988 (v.92#12) pg. 1100

Mosaic magic. Part 2. Stickware technique is extended to produce a "lone star" and basket-weave effect.
WOODWORKER Jan 1989 (v.93#1) pg. 84

Seminole patchwork techniques for use with veneer.
WOODWORKER Apr 1989 (v.93#4) pg. 366

In the picture. An introduction to marquetry. How to create a woodworking scene measuring 4"x5" from a small sample pack of veneers.
WOODWORKER Nov 1989 (v.93#11) pg. 1001

Fundamental techniques of marquetry. How to make some simple designs that can be used as pictures or as decoration for other work.
WOODWORKER Jul 1991 (v.95#7) pg. 720

The many faces of Tunbridge ware. Techniques used to create the laminated blocks from which Tunbridge ware mosaic patterns are sliced.
WOODWORKER Jul 1991 (v.95#7) pg. 732

Mastering grain. Advice on translating a photograph into a marquetry portrait.
WOODWORKER Jul 1991 (v.95#7) pg. 744

Marquetry methods. The use of line to create wooden decoration. Advice on the choice of veneers, composition, the use of line and grain, and mirror images.
WOODWORKER Aug 1991 (v.95#8) pg. 806

Marquetry is fun. A quick-start method for beginners and children.
WOODWORKER Sep 1992 (v.96#9) pg. 62

Inlay stringing. Part 1. How to produce your own stringing. Includes details on tools you can make or use to do so.
WOODWORKER Nov 1993 (v.97#11) pg. 62

Inlay stringing. Part 2. Mitering the corners, jointing, leveling and shaping.
WOODWORKER Dec 1993 (v.97#12) pg. 72

Tip: Achieve a realistic inlay effect by cementing a strip of contrasting veneer tape to the surface and then outlining with a soft lead pencil.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1977 (v.1#1) pg. 15

The beginning woodworker. How to do simple inlaying of one wooden shape into another piece of wood so that there is a reasonably accurate joint between the two pieces and the surfaces are level. Some tips.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1979 (v.3#4) pg. 3

How to cut and install the butterfly inlay (double dovetail or bowtie). It can be used to control checking and splitting, as a joining device, or as a decorative detail.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 26

How to apply inlaid edging to small boxes covered with veneer.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 26
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1983 (v.7#5) pg. 6

Inlays and inserts. Using both the router and hand techniques to install inlays.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1984 (v.8#6) pg. 25

Marquetry using the pad method. Includes instructions for making a set of wooden coasters.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 26, 56

Marquetry using the empty window method. Includes instructions for making a sunburst design.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 29

Marquetry using the direct method. Includes instructions for cutting a flower to decorate a tissue box cover.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 21

Inlaying mother-of-pearl into wood. Requires the use of a Dremel Moto-Tool equipped with the router base attachment.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 35

Two traditional inlay methods. (1) Line-and-berry inlays. (2) Banding.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 17

How to make a butterfly inlay or key. Simulates the double dovetails or bowties previously used to edge-join stock, repair a split, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1995 (v.19#5) pg. 32

Techniques for making decorative plugs and inlays for Arts and Crafts style furniture.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.21#4) pg. 24

Decorative turned inlays. How to turn a project that features an inlaid wooden ring surrounding an inset disk of unique wood. A scarf pin project is shown.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.22#2) pg. 62

Getting started with intarsia. A basic primer.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1998 (v.22#5) pg. 22

Shell plate intarsia.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1963 (v.19#5) pg. 12

Pictorial marquetry using veneers.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1964 (v.20#3) pg. 36

Making inlay strips. Instructions on gluing up blocks of light and dark wood and cutting off thin strips for use as veneer inlay.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1967 (v.23#1) pg. 48

Inlaying mother-of-pearl.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1969 (v.25#5) pg. 46