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Project by Muriel posted 02-03-2014 08:10 AM 1125 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some marquetry boxes I made last and previous years.

All are in “white wood” decorated with thin veneers of 0.6 mm.
Red & blue veneers are colored ones, bought as such.
All other ones are natural venners : lacewood, koto, anigré, etc
Venners are cut either manually with a bocfil or with a scalpel.

Don’t hesitate to comment !

-- Muriel, Belgium





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RogerBean

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#1 posted 02-03-2014 12:11 PM

Clean, tasteful designs and careful workmanship. A lot to like about these. Hope to see more from you.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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steve_in_ohio

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#2 posted 02-03-2014 01:10 PM

Wow, they all look so beautiful, awesome job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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shipwright

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#3 posted 02-03-2014 02:53 PM

Very nice boxes Muriel. It’s good to see more of your marquetry. I loved the poppies
The cuts here are very clean, again nice work.

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

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 02-03-2014 03:53 PM

These all look very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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ToyMakingDad

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#5 posted 02-03-2014 04:39 PM

They are beautiful. Such clean lines and sharp contrasts. Great job.

-- Toy Making Dad, Northern Virginia, http://toymakingdad.blogspot.com

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SteveMI

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#6 posted 02-03-2014 11:25 PM

I’ve started working with veneer and appreciate the boxes you made.
Steve.

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 02-06-2014 05:50 PM

You make cool and interesting boxes. Unique designs and very well executed. Like the wood and color combos, very attractive. Excellent job!

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