Overlaywork

A material which is laid on and not in another material or ground is known as overlay, and typical examples are the applied frets on solid groundworks or substrates in Chippendale cabinets, and the lavishly applied overlays of ebony and ivory in Italian and Dutch period work. In applying these frets the groundwork must not be glued for it would be impossible to clean off the surplus glue between the frets, therefore the glue is rolled out on a flat surface, the fret pressed on the glue, quickly transferred to the ground, pinned and weighted down.

Overlays of boards thicker than a veneer and applied to a ground of common boards to save valuable material are usually referred to as facing-up work, ox facings.

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