Marquetry On Furniture
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Synopsis: Silas Kopf says veneers, sold in hundreds of colors and textures, are quite workable for making rich designs and pictures.The techniques are easily learned; the real challenge is in creating patterns complementary to the furniture being decorated.
Perfectly satisfactory pictures can be made with a good hand-held fretsaw or knife, though Kopf explains how to use a power scrollsaw, too.He prefers the double-bevel cut technique, building up the picture around pieces of veneer part by par, taping each piece into position until the picture is complete and ready for mounting.
He talks about designing and making a picture and selecting veneer, and offers tips on mounting the parts and avoiding seasonal movement...