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Marquetry Workshop

Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Mowbray, Nottinghamshire, LE14 3QG
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Marquetry Workshop

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Friday 1 December 2023 

Venue: Hanwell Wine Estate 

Time:  1.45pm - 4.45pm 

Price: £60 per person

Perfect for beginners or people with experience.

Marquetery is a heritage art & craft where pieces of veneer are stuck onto an object, forming creative patterns & designs. For this workshop you will learn the basic techniques of pictorial marquetry. You will cut hardwood veneers, assemble the marquetry panels and glue-up the items for your pendant. Then after finishing and polishing, your beautiful pendant will be complete and ready to take home.

What you will make: In this workshop you will be able to choose from two designs, either a robin or penguin to create your own charming wooden pendant.

What you will learn:

Introduction to the tools and materials and how to handle them
Techniques including; cutting, assembling, finishing and polishing

Outline of the afternoon:

Welcome and refreshments
Introduction to the tools & materials
Start sticking backs onto shapes
Demonstration of "window method" cutting
Cutting the design – robin or penguin design
Demonstration of geometric assembly
Begin on geometric
Demonstration of sanding & lacquering
Afternoon tea & cake
Regroup for assembly of items
Recap & depart with your finished pendant
What is included: – Everything is included, all tools and materials, plus refreshments. Nothing to bring, just yourself.

 

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