String Inlay tool set

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Project by Vagabond55 posted 05-02-2015 12:38 AM 2492 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have never done string inlay before but like to challenge to decorate
on going project.
Without knowing the requirements of the tools, I made these
just based on Lie Nielsen tool set photos on the WEB pages.
So, probably there are many in adequate designs of these tools.
Also, shapes of blade of each tool need to be redefined as I use.
Your suggestion is highly appreciated.
Thank you in advance.

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#1 posted 05-02-2015 04:44 AM

Nice work. Let us know how they work out.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 05-02-2015 12:48 PM

done with the soul

-- Alexandr,Russia Novorossiysk

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#3 posted 05-02-2015 03:46 PM

You did a fine job on these. Do they work ok? They are nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 05-02-2015 11:55 PM

Expertly crafted tools. It is a lost art, and you will enjoy doing it.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#5 posted 05-04-2015 09:27 PM

Those look great. I’ll bet they were alot less expensive to build than buy! Lie-Neilson has great tools, but they aren’t cheap!

-- Ben in Va

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