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Forum topic by bilyo posted 06-16-2019 07:16 PM 105 views 0 times favorited 0 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-16-2019 07:16 PM

I certainly haven’t read everything about doing string inlay, but what I have read only touches on this question or doesn’t address it at all. What about putting string inlay cross grain into solid wood (not veneered) surfaces? Yes or No? I can understand how this might not be of much concern on a small box or similar small project. But, how about something like a table top or some other larger project where expansion/contraction needs to be addressed. One source I read suggested using end grain stringing so that it can/will move with the substrate. Others hint that it is not a problem and that the long grain stringing will “magically” move with the substrate with no ill effects. Any knowledge or opinions here?


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