Marquetry & Inlay Handbook

Sterling, 2003. First edition. Paperback. Oversized in color illustrated softcovers. 224 pp. with index, glossary. Profusely illustrated throughout with instructive color photos and with diagrams. A guide to the prized techniques of yesteryear, the shaping of woos to produce ornamentation that combines function and beauty. Part One (Marquetry) has a introdcution to the craft, the copying of the original picture or design, wood veneers, equipment and cutting, and marquetry techniques and veneer examples. Part Two (Inlaying) covers suitable grounds for inlaying, types of ground, types of inlay, tools, inlaying corner banding and stringing by various methods, inlaying motifs with curved or irregular shapes , etc, and an inlay gallery. Near fine with a light crease to the front cover but internally clean and bright. Near Fine. Item #E19595
ISBN: 9780806926872

Price: $38.50

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