Download the free patterns and follow along with the instructions to build these awesome autumn leaves coasters.
Did you do a double take when you saw this coaster? It is actually marquetry, the craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures.
Here is how you would turn a platter and then apply decoration to the rim using segmenting and inlaying techniques.
Forget gift bags-this handmade gift box with an inlay pattern is built to impress, and costs less than $50 to make.
At the link you can download the materials list, supplies list, and cutting diagram to make your own inlay mirror frame. The frame joinery is just butt joints reinforced with splines.