The Marquetry Course: For Furniture Makers

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Pavilion Books, Aug 29, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 176 pages
Full-color photographs and detailed instructions guide you through everything you need to know, from tools and materials to cutting veneer to techniques such as the window method, fretsawing, sandshading, harewood, penwork and making fine lines. Tutorial projects enable you to practice your skills on a number of designs, such as a convex corner fan, rose, shell, chessboard, and chevron. Four projects include a tray, pier table, jewelry box, and fire screen.

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Jack Metcalfe has been involved in marquetry for 12 years, and teaching it for 6 years. He teaches marquetry at the Leeds College of Art and Design and at York College. England. He also runs marquetry workshops in Yorkshire.

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