History : Andre Charles Boulle

MsDebbieP
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While we are recreating pieces of history — might as well add this one to the list!!!

Wiki link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andr%C3%A9_Charles_Boulle

Toxins Out, Nature In - body/mind/spirit

One of the real icons of French marquetry of the “golden age”. The style in which much of his marquetry was done still bears his name today and is widely used and taught.

The early bird gets the worm but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.

Debbie,

Thank you for sharing that simple little chest. I think I’ll go out to the shop and make one this afternoon!

Gorgeous!

L/W

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin

that’s awesome, lightweightladylefty → I was thinking of you and how you could whip one up in a couple of hours!

Shipwright: well, look at that. I didn’t make the connection!!! Thank-you. (and you are awesome)

Toxins Out, Nature In - body/mind/spirit

Good grief…WOW!

-- Alec (Friends call me Wolf, no idea why)

Maybe next life :)

Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

I took a few (not very good) Photo’s of this piece at Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. To see his work and the details in person was great. I could have studied that piece for an hour, I probably did:) .

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

That would look great in my palace (when I get one). I wish I could go back in time to see them produce it.

Mike, an American living in Norway