Sand Shaded Parquetry Door
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My very talented friend, Jack Mauch, just completed a great looking door made of many segments of veneer quilted together to create a clever geometric pattern (aka parquetry).Each of the segments received a dip in a bath of fire hot sand to shade it accordingly.
The project is marvelous and the video that depicts it, by Jesse Beecher, is a treat to watch.To learn more about the project read Jack's description below, or just watch the video and then come back to get the details.
This project began as a series of experiments in using sand shading as a graphic element in veneered patterns.After dozens of samples and small objects I was already curious to see if the process would scale to cover more surface area when I was auspiciously asked by a client to design a large wall mounted sliding door.
The door, which is 6′ wide by 7′ tall is veneered on both sides with 3,700 individual strips of butternut veneer.Each str*p was cut by hand with a knife and burnt in hot sand before being arranged in a hexagonal tessellation.
In order to cover such a large surface I veneered 1/4″ MDF 'tiles' which I...