Inlaid Line-and-Berry Tea Tray

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Line-and-berry work, also known as compass inlay, resembles curved branches ending in a cluster of berries. This traditional pattern creates a beautiful focal point for any panel. We'll show you how to apply it to a handsome tea tray. The design features eight overlapping arcs at the center of the tray with two circles surrounding them. Trios of berries hide the pivot points used to rout the outer rings and the arcs. The end result may look complicated, but youÕll find the techniques simple.

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