Marquetry, Veneering & Inlay – Ebenisterie

The Ébéniste often works with noble materials like shell, horn, bone, stones, metals and veneers of rare and beautiful woods from around the world, even real insects like butterflies. Sometimes other art forms like porcelain, oil painting, pietre dure and tapestries are incorporated as well.

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Craig lectured on French marquetry at the Detroit Institute of Arts museum and is show here demonstrating how to cut traditional French marquetry on the Chevalet.

Craig lectured on French marquetry at the Detroit Institute of Arts museum and is show here demonstrating how to cut traditional French marquetry on the Chevalet.