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9780713488500

Marquetry Course

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  • ISBN13:

    9780713488500

  • ISBN10:

    0713488506

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-10-01
  • Publisher: Batsford
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Summary

Full-color photographs and detailed instructions guide you through everything you need to know, from tools and materials to cutting veneer to techniques such as the window method, fretsawing, sandshading, harewood, penwork and making fine lines. Tutorial projects enable you to practice your skills on a number of designs, such as a convex corner fan, rose, shell, chessboard, and chevron. Four projects include a tray, pier table, jewelry box, and fire screen.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Marquetry
6(36)
About this Book
6(1)
How to Use this Book
7(1)
Tools and Equipment
8(7)
For Marquetry
For Parquetry
Fretsawing
Marquetry Cutting Board
Sandshading Kit
Veneer Presses
Materials
15(7)
Tapes
Adhesives
Abrasives
Polishes
Veneers
From Tree to Veneer
22(4)
Slicing Logs into Veneer
Curl, Crotch or Flame Veneer
Crown Cut
Rotary Cut
Quarter Cut
Identifying the `Face' Side
Matching Leaves
Veneer Samples
Burrs/Burls
Techniques
26(16)
Using the Knife
Window Method
Circles
Fretsawing
The Pad Method
A Few Sawing Tips
Sandshading
Harewood
Penwork
Fine Lines
Tutorials
42(49)
Historical Background
42(1)
Assembling Fans by the Template Method
43(14)
Tutorial No. 1: Convex Corner Fan
Tutorial No. 2: Five-Flute Concave
Corner Fan
Tutorial No. 3: 28-Flute Oval Fan
The Window Method
57(9)
Tutorial No. 4: Compass Rose
Tutorial No. 5: A Single Rose
The Fretsaw Method
66(8)
Tutorial No. 6: Shell
Tutorial No. 7: Patera
Parquetry
74(17)
Tutorial No. 8: Chess Board
Tutorial No. 9: Louis Cube
Tutorial No. 10: Basket Weave -- Rustic
Tutorial No. 11: Basket Weave -- Panelling
Tutorial No. 12: Chevron
Mounting, Pressing and Bordering
91(11)
Mounting
91(3)
Counterbalancing Veneer
Stringing, Banding and Bordering
Stringing
Banding
Bordering Arrangements
Two-Stage Pressing
94(1)
Bordering Styles
95(7)
Traditional `In-Line' Border
Book-Matched Crossbanding
Quartered Corners and Crossbanding
Radius Crossbanding
Sanding and Finishing
102(9)
Cleaning
103(1)
Removal of Veneer Tape
Cellulose Sanding Sealer
Sanding
104(2)
Method 1: Random Orbital Sanding
Method 2: Hand Sanding
Finishing
106(2)
Lacquers
Notes on Sanding and Finishing the Projects
108(3)
Oval Gallery Tray
Pier Table
Jewellery Box
Fire Screen
Projects
111(37)
Oval Gallery Tray
111(7)
Centrepiece
Pier Table
118(13)
Veneering and Marquetry
Jewellery Box
131(12)
Constructing the Box
Box Lid
Hinges
Internal Construction
The Tray
Making the Eight Divisions
Veneering and Decorating the Box
Fire Screen
143(5)
Construction Dimensions
The Marquetry Designs
Furniture-Maker's Gallery
148(13)
Appendix
161(13)
Templates for Designs in Chapter 2
Drawings for Projects in Chapter 5
Glossary 174(1)
Suppliers and References 175(1)
Index 176

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