A Dremel rotary tool with a router attachment is used by fine woodworkers to make beautiful and detailed inlaid designs for tables, chairs, artwork, musical instruments and more. With patience and practice, the complexity of your designs will be limited only by your imagination.
Common inlay materials are wood, veneers, mother of pearl, abalone, or metals. Inlays can be found pre-cut or made by cutting the desired shape on a scroll saw. Using contrasting colors for the inlay and base wood will help the inlay design to be more visible.
The size and shape of the inlay will determine the diameter of the router bit used. Larger diameter bits make smooth cuts and remove material quicker. Smaller diameter bits produce tight curves but are harder to control.