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Project by Glenn Huovinen posted 04-05-2014 08:28 PM 1337 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first venture with Marquetry. I took a class at Highland Hardware in Atlanta with Jane Burke. I really got hooked on the technique, but my fingers did not like the knife method that she taught. I bought a couple of DVDs from Paul Schurch. He teaches Marquetry using a scroll saw. Here is the result, a cabinet for my wife who has a thing for Cotton (she is a quilter and we have cotton growing all around our central Alabama home).

-- Glenn Huovinen

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#1 posted 04-05-2014 08:30 PM

Very nice!!!!!

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#2 posted 04-05-2014 08:47 PM

Excellent excellent cabinet ,love the marquetry and whole design great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 04-06-2014 12:43 AM

Ah, marquetry is a slippery slope but a great ride.
Very nice work for a first effort. The flowers look very real and the cabinet really benefits from the decoration.

Thanks for posting. I’ll be keeping an eye out for your next.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 04-06-2014 01:29 AM

beautiful work. Your marquetry looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 04-06-2014 11:04 AM

Wow very nice Glenn, beautiful wood and excellent Marquetry. You have done an awesome job.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 04-06-2014 01:51 PM

It is very tasteful. Great work and meaningful. It is something that I strive for in my work.

-- Weth

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#7 posted 04-06-2014 02:58 PM

It’s very nice work and a beautiful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#8 posted 04-10-2014 01:42 PM

Wonderful cabinet! Great design and the cotton accents look amazing. Impressive work!

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#9 posted 08-23-2015 04:20 AM

Cool project, what veneers did you use for the petals and leaves.

-- "It is only a silly question if it is not asked" Don,New Zealand

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#10 posted 08-23-2015 12:07 PM

Cool project, what veneers did you use for the petals and leaves.

- Kiwib0y

I buy veneers from B&B Rare Woods. They have a large section of not only natural but dyed veneers. I too love Marauetry and follow the techniques of Paul Schurch. Thanks for the comment

-- Glenn Huovinen

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#11 posted 02-12-2016 01:41 AM

Great project!

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