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How to Make Marquetry Pictures

101 pages58 minutes


This vintage book is a comprehensive and practical guide to the craft of marquetry – a decorative work made from inlaid wood and veneer to form patterns or pictures. Illustrated by useful diagrams and photographs, it is a must-have for any woodworking or wood-craft enthusiast. Contents: Wood Finishing - Marquetry at a Glance -introduction - Methods of Tracing - Methods of Veneer Cutting - The “Packet” Method - Assembling the Picture - Cleaning-up - Polishing Working from Photographs - Choice of Veneers - Framing a Picture. We are republishing this classic work in a modern and affordable edition, featuring high quality reproductions of the original illustrations and a specially written new introduction.

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