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Marquetry Classes


Introduction to Marquetry
April 16, 2016, 9am to 3pm
$95, all inclusive
Maximum 8 students
Highland Woodworking, Atlanta, GA
1045 N. Highland Ave., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
404-872-4466 - Call to secure a place.
In this class Jane will demonstrate how to create designs and select veneers most suited for marquetry and will show you how to apply the designs to your project. She will also discuss selecting and applying finishes appropriate for marquetry. You will make a small project that will incorporate most of the basic cutting and gluing techniques required to do any marquetry project.
Student marquetry projects
Marquetry in Depth - 2 Day Class
April 21, 2016, 9am to 4pm
Arpil 22, 2016, 9am to 3pm

$190, all inclusive
Maximum 8 students
Beginner to Intermediate
Bring your reading glasses.
Woodcraft - Roswell, GA
8560 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Suite 115
Alpharetta, GA  30022

770-587-3372 - Call to secure a place.
This class covers veneer selection, patterns, cutting techniques, glue-up options, inlaying, sanding and finishing.  On Saturday you will get hands-on experience making a marquetry panel and gluing it to a substrate.
Day two will start with sanding and finishing the panel.  The rest of the day will be spent doing a larger design with plenty of time to get a feel for doing marquetry with your instructor at your side.  You will leave with one finished marquetry panel and the second well on its way to becoming a beautiful piece of art.
Student project
Introduction to Marquetry
June 25, 2016, 9am to 3pm
$95, all inclusive
Maximum 8 students
Woodcraft - Roswell, GA
8560 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Suite 115
Alpharetta, GA  30022
770-587-3372 - Call to secure a place.
In this class Jane will demonstrate how to create designs and select veneers most suited for marquetry and will show you how to apply the designs to your project. She will also discuss selecting and applying finishes appropriate for marquetry. You will make a small project that will incorporate most of the basic cutting and gluing techniques required to do any marquetry project.

Campbell student
Introduction to Marquetry
July 16, 2016, 9am to 3pm
$95, all inclusive
Maximum 8 students
Highland Woodworking, Atlanta, GA
1045 N. Highland Ave., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
404-872-4466 - Call to secure a place.
In this class Jane will demonstrate how to create designs and select veneers most suited for marquetry and will show you how to apply the designs to your project. She will also discuss selecting and applying finishes appropriate for marquetry. You will make a small project that will incorporate most of the basic cutting and gluing techniques required to do any marquetry project.
Folk School student projects
Wooden Boxes & Marquetry - 5 Day Class
September 25 to 30, 2016
Beginner to Intermediate
John C. Campbell Folk School - Brasstown, NC
828-837-2775 - Call the Folk School for pricing.
Take that first step into the wonderful world of woodworking by learning the basics while making wooden boxes.  Learn to transform a rough piece of wood into lumber suitable for making the sides of a hinged box with mitered corners.  Make a jewelry box using different joinery and a lift-off lid.  And, make a piece of marquetry to adorn the lid of a ring box.  No woodworking experience is required.

Fish project
Pictures in Wood - 5 Day Class
January 22 to 27, 2017
Beginner to Intermediate
John C. Campbell Folk School - Brasstown, NC
828-837-2775 - Call the Folk School for pricing.
Create lovely marquetry pictures using pieces of wood veneer which are cut and glued together to form works of art. No power tools are used as the veneer is cut using a craft knife, making it an inexpensive hobby to start. This class will give you the opportunity to make 3 or more projects, giving you an in depth knowledge of most aspects of marquetry and inlay.  If you have a design you would like to work on, bring it to class.  No experience necessary.
Highland students
Wooden Boxes & Marquetry - 5 Day Class
September 3 to 8, 2017
Beginner to Intermediate
John C. Campbell Folk School - Brasstown, NC
828-837-2775 - Call the Folk School for pricing.
Take that first step into the wonderful world of woodworking by learning the basics while making wooden boxes.  Learn to transform a rough piece of wood into lumber suitable for making the sides of a hinged box with mitered corners.  Make a jewelry box using different joinery and a lift-off lid.  And, make a piece of marquetry to adorn the lid of a ring box.  No woodworking experience is required.
Sunflower ring box

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