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A little help with Parquetry panels

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Blog entry by Longcase posted 08-27-2017 08:11 PM 411 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got some much needed help in my workshop constructing a few panels of parquetry that will be used on an upcoming project.

I had a visit from my grandchildren last week and my Granddaughter got quite involved with the panels I was putting together, she would let me know if the piece was a good fit or not and tell me if the gaps needed attention.

We glued the panel up and left it in the press overnight,she was very happy with how her panel turned out


Here is a picture of the front and rear panel, the panels are constructed of rosewood and satinwood

And the two side panels

Thanks for looking
Keith



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shipwright

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#1 posted 08-27-2017 09:57 PM

Wow! Déjà vu!
Nice looking panels …. and vaguely familiar ….
You must have been smiling this morning when you commented on my blog entry. It’s almost identical although yours is much bigger.
How cool to have someone so young to pass this on to. It seems all my students are my own age. I hope she keeps her interest and you are able to pass on the art.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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madburg

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#2 posted 08-28-2017 01:52 AM

I like it …. well done!

-- Madburg WA

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