Shop Skills Here S How To Add A High End Accent To Your Furniture Projects Without Spending A High End Fortune On Tools And Materials
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An Introduction to Stringing and Banding - Part 1 Photos by Bill Perry In this article, Bill Perry covers how to produce the stringing material and how to cut grooves in wood that will accept the stringing.
In our Feb/Mar 2012 issue, Perry will discuss how to install and finish the stringing, as well as how to use pre-made bandings to dress up your next project.Stringing involves inlaying fine 'strings' of contrasting colored wood into the surface of a piece of furniture.
These strings can highlight details of the furniture's design - crisply defining a taper or outlining an otherwise bland surface.Banding is the same, except it uses wider 'bands' of contrasting woods instead of narrow strings.
Either technique creates details that can take your furniture from everyday to eye-catching.In this article, we're not about to jump into the deep end with garlands of inlaid veneer bellflowers, but if you master the basic skills of this technique, you'll have the foundation you'll need to move on to more complex projects.
Both techniques are straightforward: you cut a narrow groove in your workpiece, glue in a thin str*p of wood, and then plane, scrape or sand it smooth.The only problem is...