Category Archives: Marquetry

Songbird Music Box

[Show as slideshow]   This box was designed and built in an effort to make a musical instrument in the form of a simple box.  It houses a Sankyo 72 note music box movement and also provides storage for memorbilia.  The movement plays Canon in D in three distinct parts.   The winder is located in […]

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Orchid Box

[Show as slideshow]   This box was built as a wedding gift for a very good friend of mine who also happens to be a skilled woodworker.  The top has white Orchid marquetry on a black background.  The materials used in the construction of the box include Gaboon Ebony, Amboyna and Quilted Maple veneer and […]

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Archer Marquetry Panel

This small panel is approximately 10″ x 12″.  It is a stylized ancient archer and gazelle.  It consists of a number of types of veneer on a maple background.  I designed and fabricated it while enrolled in my first Marquetry class with Paul Schurch in 2001.  The photos here show the various stages of construction […]

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Decorative Marquetry Panel

This is a large stylized Art Deco marquetry panel. It features two peacocks, a central palm tree, an abstract leaf background, mountains and a rising sun. It is approximately 4′ x 6′ in size and was constructed with a number of wood species including:  Sapele, dyed Poplar, Maple burl and curly Anigre. In addition I […]

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Liquor Cabinet

Dimensions: Approximately 72” Tall, 48” Wide, 24” Deep Primary Wood Species: Walnut – Straight grain and burl, Macassar Ebony, Quilted Maple, Anigre (bleached), Poplar – both dyed and ebonized Other Materials: Onyx, Olive knuckle hinges, Low voltage lighting Photos: Publication:  Woodshop News, September 2009.  Page 51 Description: This cabinet was designed in the style of […]

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