Finer Details It S Rare For A Piece Of Furniture To Evoke Thoughts Of Life And Death Destruction And Grace This Table With Its Inlayed Silver Does All That And More
Finer details it s rare for a piece of furniture to evoke thoughts of life and death destruction and grace this table with its inlayed silver does all that and more is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by cecil with ID 11434989846 was uploaded on 11-04-2019 and has been viewed 109,343 times.
Inlaying Silver Poppies Lead Photo by Ingeborg Suzanne; Photos by Bruce Hobson My inlay design is a WW2 tank 'shooting' three bullets (represented by straight lines) up a leg panel.The bullets meet with the table top, becoming organically shaped poppies.
The material for the bullets and poppies is 1mm x 4mm sterling silver flat wire, which I bought through a local jewellery supply shop.To make the 3mm deep groove to house the silver wire, I used a plunge router with a 1mm dia.
spiral bit.First, I dry assembled the pre-finished panels to make the table.Then I drew the design onto tracing paper and laid it onto the panels until I found grain patterns that complemented the design.
For the poppy design I used a craft glue stick to tack the tracing paper down.For the straight lines on the leg panel I used a ruler and a white pencil to mark their location.Layout is Adjustable - Once the design was drawn onto a sheet of tracing paper, Nicole was able to position it where it would look best on the piece.
She used a glue stick to temporarily tack it down.I disassembled the table and routed the straight lines...