Wood training – Introduction to marquetry

Reviews: Average review: 5 Number of reviews: (3) Level: Beginner Category:

You are a wood lover and you would like to broaden your knowledge? Would you like to discover a new discipline of woodworking, through the ancient art of marquetry?

During this 6-hour course (2 sessions of 3 hours each), Sophie will take us to discover the fascinating world of marquetry! This discipline is used by cabinetmakers to create decorations made with wood veneers. We will learn the technique of curling and the different stages of wood veneer work, through the realization of a personalized geometric pattern marquetry.

First session:

  • Theoritical introduction to veneer,
  • Cutting techniques,
  • The use of splices (cutting and assembly),
  • Assembly with veneer tape,
  • Gluing and clamping on the core.

Second session:

  • Trimming excess and sanding,
  • Removal technique of the veneer tape,
  • Demonstration and practice of repairs,
  • Cutting and gluing of edgebands,
  • Demonstration and practice of sanding (without going through!),
  • Finishing techniques.

Everyone will have the choice of several wood species and designs, and will leave with a unique inlay!

Skills required: none, except a little patience and attention to detail!

The price includes all necessary materials, unlimited creativity and Sophie’s expert advice.

The May 29 training sessions will be held on Monday, May 29 and Monday, June 5 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

The June 8 training sessions will be held on Thursday, June 8 and Thursday, June 15 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Past makers' reviews

5 out of 5 stars (based on 3 reviews)
Rated 5 out of 5
23 March 2023

J’ai aimé la compétence avec laquelle Sophie donne le cours, c’était très agréable.

Rated 5 out of 5
2 December 2022

sophie est tellement bonne, même quand tout chie dans un atelier (sapin) elle garde son calme et fais preuve de débrouillardise et toujours aussi pro! Je l’aime beaucoup! j’ai hâte de faire la marquetterie bois avec elle!

Rated 5 out of 5
2 December 2022

Sophie est passionnée et une excellente pédagogue. La marqueterie est une découverte stimulante pour continuer le travail du bois.

J. Tessier

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