> There were commercial veneer inlays, like flowers and various bluebells for
borders. He'd worked at the Pullman car plant for years.
Ah! I can cite an example of Pullman's use of such inlays! There is an old RR
observation car, modified to just tables & chairs, attached to the Clinton
Station Diner in Clinton, NJ. There is inlay on the vertical stiles between the
windows. Their website has a photo showing the inlay, but it isn't a good
> The two stones were in oily wooden blocks, both very dished and both broken in
halves. The dish was more than a quarter inch. Years later I used a surface
grinder to flatten one of them, it worked very well.
My father used epoxy to re-join the broken halves of grandfather's large stone.
The epoxy wears so that it stays flush with the top of the stone; there is no
bump. He used an "un-filled" two-part epoxy. (No metallic or other fillers.)