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Blog series by Patricelejeune updated 411 days ago 1 part 1361 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: The History of the Chevalet de Marqueterie

411 days ago by Patricelejeune | 4 comments »

From W Patrick Edwards blog When I started restoring marquetry on antique furniture in 1969, I looked at Diderot and Roubo for information on what kind of tool the French were using. What I found was called a donkey, and it had a seat, a foot pedal and jaws for holding the veneers in a packet. At that time I was traveling each month to the midwest to buy antiques for resale. During one trip I found a harness maker’s bench, which looked exactly like the donkey illustration in ...

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