Wood Inlay Banding – The Barber Pole Pattern
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
Michaelangelo…Italian Renaissance Painter, Sculptor, Architect, and Engineer (1475-1564)
Classic Wood Inlay Banding
A classic wood inlay banding pattern is the Barber Pole pattern. The core of the wood inlay banding package has a component of alternating wood tones that is cut on a 45 degree angle and is sandwiched by the top and bottom outer layers. The wood inlay banding pattern has a similarity to the fixture or sign that may be seen at the entrance of a barber’s shop.
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Check out the Buffard Freres…The 1926 Wood Inlay Banding Catalog.
Vicenzo, an avid viewer from Palermo, Italy inquired about how to make Barber Pole wood inlay banding after the posting of Creating your own Wood Inlay Bandings…The Secrets Revealed. At the time my friend Vicenzo requested a video of the techniques used to make wooden inlays of this banding pattern. So, here it is. Enjoy the wood craft of making decorative wood inlay banding!
Also, many thanks to the many other Italian woodworkers who are following and enjoying the wood inlay veneer tutorials. Grazie a voi i miei amici italiani. Ecco il rinascimento prossimo.