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Sgabello di Fossacesia #5: Creating the marquetry panel – version 1

5 days ago by Woodbridge | 4 comments »

I’ve taken a few marquetry seminars at Lee Valley and found it quite interesting. I want to incorporate marquetry into more of my future projects.This would be my first solo marquetry attempt. I searched the internet for a picture of a trabocchi that I liked. Then I elongated it to match the shape of the oar and used the pastel feature on photoshop to create the elongated version. Next I copied a simplified version of the picture onto some tracing paper and used carbon paper to draw the pattern onto my veneers. I also made a few changes to the picture. I worked from the back of the image to the front, cutting out the farthest pieces first. I feel I cheated a litt...

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