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Continuing Education

CABM120 - Intro to Marquetry

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Course Overview

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.

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Section Start/End Schedule
E01 Jan. 25 - Feb. 08, 2020 Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
18 hours Day $315
Meeting Times:
  • Jan. 26 to Feb. 2 - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:50 PM

GST applicable. A material fee of $20 will be added upon registration. Students are encouraged to bring a lunch to maximize shop time. Personal protective equipment and tools required: CSA approved steel-toed footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses, hearing protection, no loose clothing, measuring tape (Imperial/Metric), steel ruler, and HB Pencil, a self healing rubber cutting mat, X-acto precision knives and replacement blades.

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.