So this is the basic idea... Laminated pieces,
in between the boxwood blocks and riding on the ebony base.
Back in the shop...
Time to pull out the French curves.
The Knew Concepts saw armed with a Pégas No.5
blade is so accurate
it's frightening! Ogee cut in one pass grazing the layout line
the whole way.
As I used a lathe to make the
hardware. I started with a locking knob.
After knurling I used a parting
tool edge to give a crisp line to the top and bottom of the
knurl. The top was also recessed to give a datum line for the
bevel I will cut once the inlay has been added.
The top is then recessed to allow
an ebony cylinder to be inserted as a black polished button on