Beginning Marquetry Class – A One Day Workshop
Marquetry is the art of painting a picture using the medium of wood veneers. Each piece of veneer is cut to fit precisely together using a double
beveled stacking technique. In this workshop, high-end scroll saws and commercially sawn veneers are used to create the work.
The standard framework for this Workshop is:
9am – 12pm
Students are given an introduction to the tools and materials used in marquetry.
Students practice cutting out and gluing in shapes.
A design is drawn up with an overview of composition.
Students start working on their designs, learning how sequence their cuts, use grain direction and shade with hot sand.
Students continue working on their designs with demonstrations, commentary and guidance.
Students are given a handout of marquetry resources.
Cost of the class is $250. There can be up to 2 students per class.
The date of the workshop is arranged with the student.