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Marquetry School #10: Spring 2017 Classes underway

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Blog entry by shipwright posted 06-11-2017 05:22 AM 1737 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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First of all, last fall we left for Europe about two days after classes ended so I didn’t post any photos. Here are a few to catch up.

This is Jim who was taking level one and two. I started him on the Monday and had a couple of days alone with him to get him started before the others came on Wednesday to do level three, the piece by piece class.

On Wednesday, Karen and Kendra showed up and we got started on level three. I’m glad there were only three as teaching two classes simultaneously is tricky enough but things went fine and everyone excelled.

Fast foreword to the present and level one has just wound up. I have three students and all are taking both level one and level two. This past week everyone completed level one with flying colours. On Monday we tackle the level two painting in wood style.

A few photos from level one.

David B

Linda

David S

As everyone will be back next week we will do certificates and class photos at the end of week two.

Thanks for looking in

Paul

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



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Dutchy

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#1 posted 06-11-2017 05:56 AM

Als ik dit zie krijg ik zin om het ook te gaan doen.

Nice to see pictures of this class. Thanks Paul.

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#2 posted 06-11-2017 07:38 AM

The smiles say it all Paul. Looks like your students are learning well.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 06-11-2017 11:30 AM

Looks like a fine class and they are really getting good at it!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 06-11-2017 12:49 PM

I would say Jim was pretty blessed to have one on one instruction for the first couple of days. It looks like a great group of people doing some very nice marquetry.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#5 posted 06-11-2017 01:48 PM

Awesome Thx for sharing. Incredible work they are learning. A+++++++++

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 06-11-2017 03:46 PM

Looks like great fun and some really nice work !

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#7 posted 06-11-2017 05:54 PM

A trip to Europe and a class too. I’m thinking “you had it all” LOL! I’m only wishing all the seats were filled.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 06-11-2017 06:24 PM

Amazing Paul, It just makes me smile to see this.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#9 posted 06-12-2017 12:05 AM

Thanks everyone. Tom, it’s not how many you teach, it’s how well. :-)

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

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#10 posted 06-12-2017 12:11 AM

Paul, I say that to myself when I have a small turnout of clients for the week. LOL! And we can always hope for more? :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 06-12-2017 12:11 AM

I’m hoping all the seats get filled.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#12 posted 06-12-2017 01:37 AM

:-)

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

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#13 posted 06-26-2017 06:48 PM

Those classes look so wonderful to attend.
Would love to join one fine day.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#14 posted 06-27-2017 12:21 AM



Those classes look so wonderful to attend.
Would love to join one fine day.
Best thoughts,
Mads

- mafe

That would be amazing! Bring Thomas …... :-)

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

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#15 posted 06-27-2017 11:22 PM

;-)

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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