Marquetry……a gaming table of pewter, brass and faux tortoiseshell…….various techniques #2: Marquetry using metals and update of the gaming table project

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Just completed and placed an instructional video on YouTube. It is on making packets of metal for cutting. You can search YouTube for Marquetry Using Metals to see it. The making of packets of metal sheets is very similar to those of wood veneers; however, there are a few precautions and alterations that make it important to differentiate. The video layers pewter, brass and faux tortoiseshell——-all about 22Ga. thick. I also submitted an article on this subject but in more detail with photos. I will come out in the next publication of The American Marquetarian. Feel free to ask any questions……[email protected] Ken Stover

Here are some photos of some progress of the project.

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#1 posted 12-04-2013 03:24 AM

Ken’s video is here

Coming along well Ken. I have great admiration for your ambition on this massive project.
Thanks for keeping us up to date.

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

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#2 posted 12-04-2013 10:43 AM

Very nice work on these Ken and a great video. Is 22 gauge 2.2mm?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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