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The Marquetry Course: For Furniture Makers Paperback – 28 Aug 2003

4.7 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews

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Product details

  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Batsford Ltd (28 Aug. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780713488500
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713488500
  • ASIN: 0713488506
  • Product Dimensions: 18.4 x 1.3 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 550,659 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This course on the art of marquetry provides a complete introduction to the craft. The reader will learn how to use tools and materials by carrying out basic exercises aimed at developing techniques. Instructions on the ten designs considered to be the classical marquetry standards are included.

About the Author

Jack Metcalfe has been involved in marquetry for 12 years, and teaching it for 6 years. He teaches marquetry at the Leeds College of Art and Design and at York College. England. He also runs marquetry workshops in Yorkshire.

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