It looks real good. Any pointers you could give to someone like myself who has never done any inlay, primarily because it scares me.
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The inlay router bit mentioned earlier is a good idea.
A smaller hand held router, like the DW 611 is also easier to use.
Normally the cut depth is small, the router bit is e.g., 1/8in dia so you do not need a lot of power, and the smaller router is easier to handle.
It is important to ensure the router guide bushing is centered. The kit has a piece to center the large brass guide in the hole in the base.
The guide has a small bushing. Remove the bushing to cut the inlay. Include the bushing to cut the hole in the wood. The bushing has the 1/8in wall to allow for the 1/8in router bit.
You can also purchase templates with pre-cut shapes, such as bowties. This sample piece used my bow-tie template and the guide bushing kit.
Two different sizes of bowtie. In the second example, I REMOVED the bushing when cutting the hole. I wanted the extra 1/8in wider hole since I was experimenting with the In-Lace.