HOW TO METAL STITCHING A WOOD TABLE WITH WIRE?
HOW TO METAL STITCHING FOR WOOD TABLE WITH WIRE
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Never heard of it. Have a picture?
The holes that are drilled for the wire to go through is the important part of the project. Depending on the type of stitch you want, the holes are opposite of each other or in an every other pattern. Good luck on your project it sounds interesting.
So I can't find instructions but basically it is what Hjh is saying drill a pattern that you like into the wood The pattern can be simple or more complex. Making sure the holes you drill will be big enough for the wire, then you can thread the copper wire into the holes this is the more difficult part because it it a bit tedious bending the wire to go into the hole and be pulled tight then repeating the process to "lace" the wire through form the underside out the opposite side of the wood continuing till you have a strand of with that runs the entire length of the wood. Then you can hammer if flat or leave it rounded
Good luck with your project. I would love to see a picture of the work!
If you are just looking for the look of metal in wood, not actual stitching pieces together it would be a type of inlay. It's easiest with flat pieces of metal. Cut a thin channel into the wood that is a fraction less than width of the metal. First put some glue into the channel. Then put in the metal strip. It may need a tap of a hammer (use a block of wood so the hammer head doesn't dent the wood) to drive the metal into the channel. If the metal is not level with the surface sanding with fine wet sand paper should bring it level. I have heard some people wet the wood prior to inserting the metal. The wood will shrink as it dries and hold the strip even tighter.