Category Archives: Inlay

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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Orchid Tables

These tables were fabricated with the use of Marquetry technique for the inlay of the tops.  The flowers, stems and leaves represent Phalaenopsis Orchids.  All three tables share similar, but not identical tops.  They vary in size, veneer colors, background woods and overall design and construction. The Orange Orchid table was in the 2007 Design In […]

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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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