This course is an ideal introduction to the art of marquetry and inlay; embellishing with decorative patterns cut from veneers of different colours and values. Content will be broken down into simple step-by-step procedures of selecting, cutting, laying, pressing, gluing and sanding. Students will gain the basic knowledge for selecting tools and materials, and finally assembling veneer shapes to use in making their take-home project. By the end of the course, students will have completed a tray, plaque or similar item.
Students will need to bring a self-healing cutting mat, Exacto cutter and blades to the course.