Marquetry School #6: Level One Class is a Wrap

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Blog entry by shipwright posted 06-11-2016 12:40 AM 2291 reads 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s been a few days since I checked in but they have been busy days around CSFM. On Wednesday the students dove into the third étude, the art nouveau piece, and by end of day Thursday all were finished and ready for the mounting boards.

Today was the last day of level one and we finished up the week’s projects, did a couple of demos on hammer veneering and French polishing and handed out diplomas. Everyone finished all the work and agreed that it was a fun time.

The gallery is small but it is growing.

Thanks for looking in.


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

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#1 posted 06-11-2016 12:57 AM


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#2 posted 06-11-2016 01:15 AM

Continued success …........

-- Madburg WA

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#3 posted 06-11-2016 01:41 AM

Looks like lots of happy students with fist class instruction going on.Thanks for sharing this Paul.


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#4 posted 06-11-2016 02:00 AM

Amazing Paul, everybody looks so happy!

-- 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.

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#5 posted 06-11-2016 02:05 AM

5 satisfied folks sharing creative knowledge. What could be better?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 06-11-2016 02:23 AM

Paul, I think your student gallery is awesome ! And your class pictures look like everyone is enjoying the journey.

-- Dave, Kansas City

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#7 posted 06-11-2016 02:42 AM

Hi Paul. After looking at your students there must be 3 reasons why they look so happy

1) Some thing in the water.
2) You are good with Photoshop. OR
3) You are a good tutor.
I am going with the #3 and hope it goes well once again.

The world of Marquetry will continue to take a step forward with Men like you passing on your knowledge and skills
to fellow LJ’s THANKS AGAIN !!!!!

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

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#8 posted 06-11-2016 02:53 AM

Awesome work Paul! Was the veneer stained for the coloured pieces and if so what stain? I love the patterns that the class used.

-- Anna, Richmond BC

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#9 posted 06-11-2016 03:18 AM

Excitement and fun in the air for all that for sure by the looks on everyone’s faces.
Learning wood working is such a thrilling experience.

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#10 posted 06-11-2016 04:13 AM

Thanks everyone.

Anna, the colours are .8mm dyed veneers from B&B Rare Woods.

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

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#11 posted 06-11-2016 04:13 AM

Paul, It is exciting to see this take off so well. Congratulations.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#12 posted 06-11-2016 07:08 AM

Looks like all had a wonderful experience. Great job well done Paul.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#13 posted 06-11-2016 08:06 AM

Looks like everyone enjoyed the course and will, hopefully, be keen to progress to higher levels. Well done.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#14 posted 06-11-2016 10:04 AM

Nothing better than a happy ending. Congratulations on another success Paul.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 06-11-2016 10:27 AM

I wanna make the gallery wall one day soon.

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

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