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Fine Wood Working on Marquetry and Veneer

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Part of a series produced by Taunton press. Each book consists of articles on a particular subject, from Fine Woodworking magazine.

Beautiful wood is precious and has to be used sparingly. Hence the art of veneering, in which rare woods are sliced or sawn into thin leaves and then glued onto a substructure of more common material. The allied art of marquetry consists of making pictures - often to adorn elegant, veneered furniture - from a palette of colourful wood veneers. In this collection of 38 articles from Fine Woodworking magazine, skilled craftsmen explain how veneer is manufactured and how you can saw your own. They show you how to lay it using simple equipment and how to design furniture based on veneer panels. And they demonstrate the methods of marquetry, paying particular attention to shop-built saws for cutting the most intricate details.

Excellent pages, a little edge and cover wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0918804744
Number of pages:
90
Publisher:
Taunton Press

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Part of a series produced by Taunton press. Each book consists of articles on a particular subject, from Fine Woodworking magazine.

Beautiful wood is precious and has to be used sparingly. Hence the art of veneering, in which rare woods are sliced or sawn into thin leaves and then glued onto a substructure of more common material. The allied art of marquetry consists of making pictures - often to adorn elegant, veneered furniture - from a palette of colourful wood veneers. In this collection of 38 articles from Fine Woodworking magazine, skilled craftsmen explain how veneer is manufactured and how you can saw your own. They show you how to lay it using simple equipment and how to design furniture based on veneer panels. And they demonstrate the methods of marquetry, paying particular attention to shop-built saws for cutting the most intricate details.

Excellent pages, a little edge and cover wear.

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0918804744
Number of pages:
90
Publisher:
Taunton Press

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