The Inlay Pages

These pages include information on inlays that do not form a picture. This would include straight or curved lines. This would also include geometric designs found on many Muslim articles.

Related Pages

Some design ideas from Roberts' Illustrated Millwork Catalog, 1903 6/17/00

The parquetry flooring chapter from Roberts' Illustrated Millwork Catalog, 1903 16 pages! 6/17/00

"Wood Inlay" a 40 page book on marquetry and inlay with over 50 figures

How to do pearl inlay

An interesting Indian table

A Popsicle stick coffee table?

Inlay related links

A good source for pearl inlay materials.

Inlay Product World wholesale and retail sellers of inlay strips and motifs.

A company the makes the inlays in Spain.

Very illustrated site on pearl inlay and more. From the author of "The art of Inlay"

Larrivee Guitars on-line   

Mosby guitar repair and customization service. They specialize in inlay using a wide variety of shell, metals, and other
materials. Their web site is at

Abrasha, a metal smith with a good number of metal inlays 

A good reliable source for marquetry, inlay, mother of pearl. Constantine's Woodworking Catalog

Here is some more companies. They might have websites.

Creative Woodworking P.O. Box 0923 Annandale, VA 22003
  DeART Srl - Via A. Vivaldi, 12
24040 Calvenzano (Bg) ITALY
Tel. ++39 - 363 - 86146 - Fax ++39 - 363 - 85200
Hudson River Inlay
34 State Street / Ossining, NY 10562
  Decor Products, Inc.
Wausaukee, WI 54177 USA
FAX: 715-856-5912
Complete Design, Artwork & Manufacturing Capabilities

Dover Inlay Mfg. Co., Inc.
Williamsport, MD 21795-0151 USA
FAX: 301-223-9687
Jig-Sawing; Inlaid Veneers & Borders.
  Gurian Instruments Inc
Seattle, WA 98104 USA
FAX: 206-467-8288
Manufacturer Of Specialty Wood Products, Tools, & Turnings.
Lines Unlimited
Kernersville, NC 27285 USA
Wooden Furniture Inlays & Borders, Wooden Inlays For Clocks
  Inlaid Woodcraft Co.
Sycamore, IL 60178 USA
FAX: 815-895-8287
Wood Inlays and Marquetry designs


The following companies do inlays, but I don't know much about them.

Goldpecko Timber Company Limited
1st Floor, 231 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Telephone : 852-2802 2173 , Facsimile : 852-2507 3000

  Brand Name : Orac Decor
EuroAmerica International
2002, Sai Wan Ho Plaza, 68 Shau Kei Wan Road, Hong Kong

Telephone : 852-2513 5516 , Facsimile : 852-2513 5874

A & C Company
Room D, 6th Floor, Lucky Plaza, 321 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Telephone : 852-2573 0266 , Facsimile : 852-2572 6950

Hop Sze Timber Company Limited
421 - 425 Lockhart Road, Ground Floor, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Telephone : 852-2832 9989 , Facsimile : 852-2572 3477