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marquetry

Well, it’s over. my first course in French marquetry, level one, ended yesterday and the consensus is that we all learned a lot. The students learn...
Warning: Lots of photos! Here’s my setup for sand shading one piece at a time. The marquetry has been preliminarily assembled on sticky shelf paper...
Hello, I have a job. Build a box and the lid veneer two letters. The letters should float above the surface. The box has a simple construction. The...
My first marquetry course starts tomorrow morning. I’ve been preparing for a couple of weeks and I think I’m as prepared as I could be. The classro...
2022: This blog is over ten years old and covers the build of my first chevalet. These links will update all the improvements: https://craftisian.c...
I have a lot of favourite techniques but for sheer “wow” effect it is hard for me to think of one that beats sand shading marquetry. My favourite w...
The veneer press worked perfectly for me using the hot hide glue. I brushed glue on the picture back and the substrate and rubbed it in with circul...
Well all the colour decisions have been made and the flowers are glued in. The next job is to build a jewellery box to glue them onto. I have decid...
Greetings for everyone! This is my first post on my WoodworkingWeb. I think it is a really great website what is full of wonderful and kindly peopl...
Now that I have the plan in place for the end marquetry there is a little housekeeping to be done with the drawers. The pull out ones in the centre...
Hello, I show you now a few pictures of the finished box. It was ordered from me. It is a gift for the golden wedding. Therefore, I have a few gold...
I put a lot of thought into what the first project would be for my fine sawn veneer before I decided on this particular idea. I would have to say t...