I spent several hours today measuring and inputting to SU to come up with a workable set of plans for this “easy to build” model chevalet and it is at the point that I would like some feedback, let’s call it proof-reading. It is ...
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Retired wood boatbuilder. My retirement woodworking interests are furniture and marquetry. I love to think outside the box and I love to do things I've never tried before. Almost every project I start involves design as you go flexibility and at least a couple of things that I hope I can accomplish but that I'm not sure I can. I try to use local hardwoods when I can rather than commercial "store bought" material. I like that it gives a feeling of heritage to the piece.
*2015 update* after four years of intensive marquetry I have started a new venture, The Canadian School of French Marquetry, offering week long courses in June and September each year.
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-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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Well, the spring 2016 classes are all finished up now. Everyone completed two études in painting in wood method and all the work was looking pretty good. Thanks and congrats to the students. Here are some wind-up photos of the fun and some shot...
CSFM’s first level two class started Monday with five students. Three have just completed level one and the other two completed it last fall. Here are some pictures of the proceedings. This will be the first motif. Planning the pac...
It’s been a few days since I checked in but they have been busy days around CSFM. On Wednesday the students dove into the third étude, the art nouveau piece, and by end of day Thursday all were finished and ready for the mounting boards. ...
A few photos from today at CSFM. We’re all still having a good time. https://www.facebook.com/thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel Thanks for looking in Paul