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Marquetry School #9: Prepping for Piece by Piece Course

08-20-2016 01:14 AM by shipwright | 5 comments »

Fall classes are rolling around in a few weeks and there’s something new. I now have students who have enough experience to benefit from a piece by piece class and two will be taking advantage this September. This means that I have to prepare a palette of colours, grain patterns, and species of veneer in packets of four for them to design their pieces around.Today, I selected and cut thirty-five packets complete with backers (no front “wasters” on piece by piece packets). Tomorrow I will reinforce the show faces with newspaper / hot hide glue and assemble them all.As time goes by the palette will fill in but I think these selections will be a good start.

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