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Location: San Diego, California
Website: http://www.WPatrickEdwards.com

Over 40 years in business (same location) with focus on pre industrial restoration and museum conservation of antique furniture made in Europe or America before 1850. I have never owned a table saw or router and do not use power tools. I prefer to work at the bench (which I made) with period antique wood tools. I believe that "Form Follows Process." I am a proud member of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers. I studied under Dr. Pierre Ramond at the ecole Boulle, in Paris.

-- WPatrick, San Diego, http://www.WPatrickEdwards.blogspot.com

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#1 posted 03-04-2011 05:17 AM

Fantastic project. I was sent this post and decided to join so that I could follow what you guys are doing. I have done marquetry for over 40 years and, if you want to see this tool in action, locate a copy of Roy Underhill’s show from 2008 where I demonstrated how it works.

If you want lessons, I operate a school, the American School of French Marquetry, in San Diego, where you can try out the French method.

I am amazed that you can build one in 40 hours with less than $100 invested. Congratulations!

-- WPatrick, San Diego, http://www.WPatrickEdwards.blogspot.com

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#2 posted 03-04-2011 05:25 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 03-04-2011 06:44 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” …Enjoy the experience.

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#4 posted 03-04-2011 07:21 AM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 03-04-2011 02:46 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 11-20-2012 03:42 PM

It’s about time Patrick. Welcome to LJ’s .
Please post some of your projects.

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

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#7 posted 11-20-2012 04:47 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 11-20-2012 06:41 PM

LOL One can’t make a bold post and not get noticed on this site.. LOL… Great blog on your website. A base knowledge and experience like yours is admirable. :)

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#9 posted 11-21-2012 01:50 AM

Patrick we are so glad to see that you have joined the community. You have so much to share and we look forward to your contributions. Hopefully you will get as much out of it as you put in!

Agree with Paul…please post some of your amazing work!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#10 posted 11-21-2012 02:36 AM

I don’t know if this will work, but here is a photo of my last project: Treasure Box made with sawn veneers using the Painting in Wood method from 1680.

-- WPatrick, San Diego, http://www.WPatrickEdwards.blogspot.com

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#11 posted 12-02-2012 10:35 PM

Totally Awesome Patrick. I can’t Wait for February’s class thanks for joining us here at LJ’s.

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