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Make It Yours: Customised Tabletops

Do you have a wooden table that could do with an extra special touch? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up all the inspiration you need to put your routing skills to the test. With your Dremel and some router bits, you could create a wood inlay or metal inlay for in your table. Take a browse through the below, and be inspired to pick up your Dremel (with Plunge Router, of course). Your next woodworking project – and new inlaid tabletop – awaits.

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Californian design showroom @indierepublicdesign’s stunning side table is the ultimate metal inlay inspiration. A raw wooden surface is contrasted with a tree inlay, completed with gold leaf.

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Nothing refreshes rustic furniture more than a sharp, modern detail. This contrast bubinga wooden inlay from the Atlanta-based artist @scurfield_wood_works is the perfect example.

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This study desk from Tokyo kids’ furniture outlet @kodomotokurashi.interior is a nice example of a woodworking project that delivers something sleek and functional.

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Check out these beautiful nesting tables from San Francisco design studio @cynthiaspencedesign. The metal inlay’s straight lines make it a great starter routing project.

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