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box with 3D marquetry #1: Asking subject and manufacture of marquetry.

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 focus is the marquetry on the lid. My sketch is not good. It shows about how the box should...

Box with 3D marquetry # 4: The box is finished.

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 pieces.

WoodworkingWeb Theme: MARQUETRY

Marquetry: “art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marquetry Our WoodworkingWeb members have created and shared some really beautiful pieces of...

Box with 3D marquetry # 4: Fill pores is completed. My camera flies over the floating letters.

Hello, Before I start with the French polish I will show you beautiful images in the video without commentary and uncut.

Fusion Marquetry: "Majesty"

A year ago, I did a commissioned piece of Fine Art Wood Marquetry with my colleague Spider Johnson. In researching how others have depicted the sky in wood, I came across the French FUSION technique which is infinitely more “painterly” than...

Marquetry Jewellery Box #5: Drawer front marquetry assembly

With all the cutting and sand shading done and all the pieces properly organized, it’s time to have some fun. If you’ve done everything right up to this point, the assembly really is fun as you get to see the marquetry image materialize before...

LEARNING MARQUETRY SKILLS #1: Chevalet marquetry 101

WARNING, LONG AND POTENTIALLY VERY BORING BLOG! Shortly after finishing my Chevalet Paul aka Shipwright asked me if I would be interested in doing a little project where I could learn a few basic marquetry...

Box with 3D marquetry # 3: Beginning French polish

Hello, I begin with the French Polish. 1. Fill the pores. The close-ups show detail. The pores are clearly visible. pumice 1 times filled pores.

FANTASY MARQUETRY #7: Another Marquetry Process

I didn’t get much done today on my wizard marquetry, but what I did do maybe brings up an interesting topic, sand shading. A disclaimer here as I have only tried sand shading once before and it didn’t turn out very well, but it is a subject worth...

Marquetry Jewellery Box #15: Top Sand Shading and Assembly

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, a sheet of thin acrylic covers most of it, and the sand is hot. I remove one piece,...