LumberJocks

A Few Holiday Photos #1: A gelato bar with marquetry

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by shipwright posted 09-30-2011 04:35 PM 1369 reads 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of A Few Holiday Photos series Part 2: Lots of good figured olive veneer here ! »

We were at the Friday public market in Ventimiglia, Italy today and happened into this little gelateria / bar. As we sat down to enjoy our gelato my wife noticed that the bar was paneled with very nice marquetry.

(My excuse is that I was sitting with my back to the bar.)

By the way, I’ll be cooking dinner tonight. (fresh pasta, fresh porcini, a big hunk of parmigiano and a truffle)
What a great market.

Ciao, a presto

Paul

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



13 comments so far

View rsladdwoodworks's profile

rsladdwoodworks

311 posts in 2172 days


#1 posted 09-30-2011 04:39 PM

looks grate some one did a lot of work

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

View BarbS's profile

BarbS

2434 posts in 3089 days


#2 posted 09-30-2011 04:59 PM

Nice marquetry. What else would one expect, in Italy? ;-)
And Fun trip. Thanks for the pictures.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

5161 posts in 2885 days


#3 posted 09-30-2011 05:25 PM

Sweet.
Both the gelato and the marquetry.

Dang that looks like fun. I love Italy.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View Porchfish's profile

Porchfish

619 posts in 1536 days


#4 posted 09-30-2011 06:27 PM

Looks like fun ! hope you enjoyed. I’ve always wanted to add (tongue in cheek) if god wanted us to make mdf furniture , we would have given us MDF trees ( : -)

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

View Eric in Florida.'s profile

Eric in Florida.

3746 posts in 2579 days


#5 posted 09-30-2011 06:45 PM

Fun trip with nice woodworking to view and good things to eat.
What’s more to want?
Have a great time Paul.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

View peteg's profile

peteg

3352 posts in 1826 days


#6 posted 09-30-2011 11:22 PM

Muma mia thata looks a gooda, pleased to see you are enjoying your trip ciao :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

View twokidsnosleep's profile

twokidsnosleep

1076 posts in 1977 days


#7 posted 10-01-2011 06:10 AM

Have a great holiday….and keep us less fortunate working slobs in mind with lots of photos !!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

View Mathew Nedeljko's profile

Mathew Nedeljko

699 posts in 2833 days


#8 posted 10-01-2011 04:04 PM

Paul, the marquetry looks great, but man I wish I was joining your for dinner, that sounds deliciouso!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6787 posts in 2983 days


#9 posted 10-01-2011 04:48 PM

Hi Paul;

What a pleasant experience this must be.

Maybe one day…

Have a great time.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

6101 posts in 1801 days


#10 posted 10-01-2011 08:15 PM

If I get any more woodworking related excuses, I will add a few more photos. Unfortunately, this year’s trip won’t get me back to Sorrento where I originally caught the marquetry bug. Maybe next time.

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

View Napaman's profile

Napaman

5435 posts in 3080 days


#11 posted 10-02-2011 03:22 AM

thanks for sharing! sounds like a great trip…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View orionoriginals's profile

orionoriginals

37 posts in 1561 days


#12 posted 10-06-2011 09:54 PM

I see a new project in the works when you finally get back home here!

-- Jamie

View mafe's profile

mafe

10510 posts in 2092 days


#13 posted 10-23-2013 04:01 PM

Looks like just the right place for you!
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com