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Marquetry School #8: Spring 2016 Level Two Wrap-up

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Blog entry by shipwright posted 06-19-2016 12:49 AM 2538 reads 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: Level Two, Painting in Wood ....first two days Part 8 of Marquetry School series Part 9: Prepping for Piece by Piece Course »

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 shots of the excellent work turned out. Not all the motifs got mounted on plywood as some were taken home to be used on larger projects.

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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madburg

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#1 posted 06-19-2016 12:55 AM

Excellent …...................... You should definitely do an article for the Australian Wood Review

-- Madburg WA

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#2 posted 06-19-2016 01:06 AM

Congratulations, Paul! You should be very proud of a job well done!

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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#3 posted 06-19-2016 01:27 AM

Been following you all the way and congrats to you and the students on their great work pieces. Well done all.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 06-19-2016 01:29 AM

Hey! Is that Champagne? All the niceties at your school sir! Oh yeah is it French Champagne? Who did the calligraphy on the diplomas? Congrats on a job well done.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 06-19-2016 02:42 AM

Beautiful projects! Well done! I love the colours in both projects. Looks like everyone had lots of fun.

-- Anna, Richmond BC

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#6 posted 06-19-2016 02:43 AM

Congratulations to you Paul, as well as to your students.
Beautiful craftsmanship by all.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#7 posted 06-19-2016 02:47 AM

Great work, congratulations!

-- Think, make and share.

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#8 posted 06-19-2016 03:13 AM

Amazing stuff Paul, your students fantastic work reflect what a great teacher they have.

-- 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 06-19-2016 03:34 AM

Congrats on your success. Really nice to see ladies doing marquetry as well!!!!

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

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#10 posted 06-19-2016 03:40 AM

You must be a good teacher because the projects look fantastic.

-- Julian

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#11 posted 06-19-2016 03:46 AM

Out standing work and they look like they all had a great time and learned a lot.

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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#12 posted 06-19-2016 06:17 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S

again….

You’re doing GREAT!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#13 posted 06-19-2016 11:36 AM

Sure looks like fun. Wish I were there. Very nice work produced by your students. A credit to them and their teacher.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 06-19-2016 05:00 PM

Looks like your students did you proud and had a good time doing it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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shipwright

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#15 posted 06-19-2016 05:06 PM

Thanks Everyone. It was a lot of fun. Tom, it’s only B.C. wine, not French Champagne.
One of the students, Lorna, did the names and dates on the diplomas. The rest is just a fancy computer font printed on diploma blanks from Staples. They look pretty official though. :-)

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

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