Beginning Picture MarquetryUnknown - 2002
Learn the art of making images from wood veneers with this superb introduction to picture marquetry. Learn how veneers are made, and how different grain patterns can be used to add texture and detail. Two simple projects - a viola and a dipper - show the basic techniques of cutting with a knife, and with a fretsaw using the pad method. Once learnt you can then create your own images and adapt photos and other pictures to make works of art. Covers veneers and their characteristics, tools, equipment and adhesives, knife and fretsaw cutting, mounting, and designing your own pictures.
Publisher: Lewes [England]: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2002
Branch Call Number: 745.512 Thr
Characteristics: ix, 117 p. : ill. (some col.)
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