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Some recent bits of marquetry

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Project by shipwright posted 09-18-2016 03:37 AM 4213 views 7 times favorited 46 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a few results of testing motifs for the piece by piece method class that I just finished at CSFM and a finished shot of something you may have seen before.
The last shot is of one of the sixteen layer packets that I used to cut parts for one of the motifs.
I have no idea where I will use these but I like them so they will go somewhere.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/





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#1 posted 09-18-2016 03:43 AM

Beautiful pieces, Paul! I’m still very much a newbie at marquetry. Lots of practice needed – but having fun all the same. :)

-- Anna, Richmond BC

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#2 posted 09-18-2016 03:53 AM

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#3 posted 09-18-2016 03:57 AM

Awesome as usual.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#4 posted 09-18-2016 04:00 AM

Paul, you are the best Marquetry artist I have ever seen….honest.
And I don’t say that lightly, I really mean it.
I have done some Marquetry and I have an appreciation of what it takes to produce pieces like you routinely display, and they are exceptional.
Thank you for sharing your talent with all the rest of us my friend.

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#5 posted 09-18-2016 04:11 AM

Wow! You did it! And it’s close to perfection! ( nobody’s perfect but we try…LOL) Fantastic job Paul.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 09-18-2016 04:55 AM

i absolutely love the sailboat motif, its always a pleasure to see your work Paul.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 09-18-2016 05:03 AM

Your boat with reflection of mast n all… COOL… :)

The reflection approach is super cool.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php?media/albums/users/joe-lyddon.1389/

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#8 posted 09-18-2016 06:09 AM

it’s beautiful

-- 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 09-18-2016 06:15 AM

Terrific work Paul, can imagine the skill required to produce pieces like these. Should not have a problem finding places to use them. Really like the boat and reflection and thanks for sharing.

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

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#10 posted 09-18-2016 06:16 AM

All beautiful work. Love the one of Friendship . . . She sure is Yar.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#11 posted 09-18-2016 07:50 AM

Greatwork!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#12 posted 09-18-2016 08:49 AM

You hear that sound, Paul? That’s the wind, whistling through my head. There are no words.

-- Mark

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#13 posted 09-18-2016 10:10 AM

the boat one caught my eye..the tree branches, the water..just gets my brain synapses sparking!!!

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#14 posted 09-18-2016 10:21 AM

Always a pleasure to see your latest work.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#15 posted 09-18-2016 10:38 AM

Paul, you are doing incredible work. Simply stunning!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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