Inlay Techniques in the Greene & Greene Style with William Ng (5/20/13 – 5/24/13)
In this class we will be covering basic inlay techniques from design, cutting, fitting, glue up, materials, tools to finish product, and will proceed with a little more advance techniques use in some of the Greene and Greene furniture. We will be dealing with materials such as shells, silver, brass, wood, plastic and any material that we can cut which is almost endless. The main tool for the class will be a 4 inch jeweler fret saw. Proper cutting technique will be emphasized. There will be several projects for the class, with emphasis on making your own custom tools that will help in shaping and inlaying silver by grinding, shaping and sharpening. We will also learn to texture, shape, coloring wood and a rubbing technique that will give your inlay an aged old antique look. This class will definitely give your woodworking a new dimension.