Thesaurus / inlay
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He was exceedingly fond of inlay, and his designs called for inlaid panels, borders, and festoons.

Chairs were broad in the seat and high of back with wide splats, often decorated with inlay, in the early part of the period.

There are, as has been pointed out, two very distinct forms of inlay, one of which is possibly the outcome of the other.

JewelleryH. Clifford Smith,

The various portions of inlay are then cut from different veneers of the desired colour and fitted into their places.

Intarsia and MarquetryF. Hamilton Jackson

To make a rapid survey we must commence with the art of inlay.

Chats on Old ClocksArthur Hayden

The inlay is let into the wood of which the piece inlaid is composed.

We may admire the dexterity of the inlay but deplore the design.

Chats on Old ClocksArthur Hayden

The hubs of the links are bushed with bronze, and have a graphite "inlay," which makes them self-lubricating.

The relation of Cut-work to inlay is clear—in fact, the one is the first step towards the other.

Art in NeedleworkLewis F. Day

Fig. 20 is an example of a counterchange design carried out in inlay; for this method of work counterchange is very suitable.

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