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Multiple Layer Inlay Stencils (M.L.I.S.)
More possibilities w/ More Layers
- CNC Precision Cut for a Tight Fitting Finished Inlay
- Made to Last w/ Durable .22″ Thick Clear Acrylic
- Easy for Beginners or Experts to use.
- Works w/ Plunge Base Router and Router Inlay Kit
- Creative Art and Numbers and Letters Designs
- Innovative “Rotate” and “Flip” Techniques
- Quality Gaurantee. Made in U.S.A.
Until now, the selection of wood inlay templates has been fairly limited, and have left much to be desired from the designs. This reality inspired long time woodworker hobbyist, Larry Tarter to come up with the concept of Multi-Layer Inlay Templates that allow you to create inlays that make it possible for far more detailed inlay patterns than the traditional inlay templates available. He called the template sets “Multiple Layer Inlay Stencils”. These sets of templates make it possible to create intricate inlay designs that have never before been seen in woodworking, until now. Here is why you should use a Multiple Layer Inlay Stencil to make your next inlay…
We aim to create designs that people have never seen before in woodworking and can be incorporated into many projects time and time again. Our designs are inspired by the world we love around us as well as requests we receive from woodworkers who submit a design idea on our contact us page. Like with our letters and numbers sets, we want to create inlay patterns that have never been seen before.
Made to Last
Each template in a MLIS set is made of long lasting clear acrylic and measures .22″ thick to ensure long lasting durability. Using such a high grade material ensures that the template will not degrade or change in any way after extended use unlike MDF templates. All plates are manufactured with CNC precision to guarantee consistent repeatable results.
Very Accurate and Easy to Use
Each MLIS is engineered with “Ease of Use” in Mind. By having stack-able layers with engravings, each template layer is easy to line up, especially when using our recommended MLIS positioning plates. We have actually found our MLIS templates to deliver a more accurate inlay than if it were cut by machine because the same template is used for the cutout of the inlay piece and the pocket using the 1/8″ router inlay kit installed on the plunge base of our router.
To maintain a high standard of quality, each Multiple Layer Inlay Stencil is designed and manufactured in Martinsville, IN, and then shipped directly from our shop to yours. For any questions, comments, concerns with our products, please contact us.
These days, as a family, Tarter Woodworking focuses on making great template designs that are beginning to be used by hobby woodworkers all over the United States. We take pride in providing unique, high quality templates for fellow woodworkers, and are always open to design suggestions from our inlay enthusiast friends (you).
*ALL OF OUR STENCILS ARE .22″ THICK AND DO NOT WORK WITH INLAY KITS WITH .25″ INSET DEPTH.
**THE WHITESIDE 9500 INLAY KIT WAS UPDATED TO ACCOMIDATE THIS STANDARD DEPTH IN 2013. IF YOUR 9500 INLAY KIT IS OLDER, IT WILL NOT WORK WITH OUR MLIS TEMPLATES.
***PLEASE CHECK THE TOOLS AND ACCESSORIES SECTION FOR OUR RECOMENDED TOOLS.
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