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Tour the Shop of a Marquetry Master

Tour the Shop of a Marquetry Master

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W. Patrick Edwards, winner of SAPFM's 2014 Cartouche Award for lifetime achievement, has been recreating centuries-old techniques at his San Diego shop for more than 30 years now. The shop also contains his American School of French Marquetry, and is home to woodworking wonders that Edwards refuses to let us forget.

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Chess Table, Queen Style Base

Chess Table, Queen Style Base

This is a table that I made 15 years ago for a designer here locally. The table was designed to have their last name initial "W" cut into the two sides of the table top in opposing woods. I cut all...

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STL 61: Mind-Blowing Marquetry

STL 61: Mind-Blowing Marquetry

Shop Talk Live sits down with marquetry master and SAPFM Cartouche Award-winner W. Patrick Edwards

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Wedding box with marquetry

Wedding box with marquetry

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Wedding gift to a friend. marterial: hard maple, bird-eye maple, inlay bandings, veneers. Size: 11.5"x9"x4". Marquetry: Red Rose and White Lily

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Custom Jewelry Box

Custom Jewelry Box

An example of one of the student projects I utilize in my high school Woodworking III course in which students research, design, model, and construct a jewelry box.

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Avicii

Avicii

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This is my latest veneer artwork, Swedish dj Avicii. All cut by hand with a surgery knife. The idea was taken of a photo. The veneers I used were cerejeira crotch, maple, cherry, pearwood, rosewood...

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Capture a favorite face in marquetry

Capture a favorite face in marquetry

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FWW author Craig Thibodeau used a photo-editing program to turn his daughter's face into a lovely marquetry panel.

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Phone table

Phone table

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I saw a phone table at an older home and decided to put my own spin on it. I steam bent the chair rails, added a cloud lift, added a drawer (with three hidden areas) and added some marquetry. The...

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Axwell

Axwell

This is my latest marquetry project. While making this portrait I was playing with the shadow contrast in the face a little bit. Woods used: quilted sapeli, maple, anigre, cherry, walnut, coromandel...

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Undying Love

Undying Love

This is an art work about people who can't give up on someone who left them. It says, "Your undying love is killing the ducks."     

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Ribbon Box

Ribbon Box

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I built this Ribbon Box in the Summer of 2013. It was used as a wedding gift for a wedding in France. It is made of walnut solids, book matched walnut crotch grain, Tulipwood and Pink Ivory. It is...

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Jillian Rose Bed

Jillian Rose Bed

Madrone and Bubinga

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Arty

Arty

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This is another veneer job I did rescently. It's some sort of silhouette of one of my favourite dance DJ's, Arty. Woods used are elm burl, walnut burl, maple, ziricote and black/red dyed veneer. All...

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mail box with marquetry

mail box with marquetry

mahogany mailbox with marquetry

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Låg Coffee Table

Låg Coffee Table

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Coffee table of Gonçalo Alves and Macacauba inlaid with Macassar Ebony, Cocobolo, Macacauba and Gonçalo Alves.Base joined with pinned bridal joints and wedged through tenons. Splined top. Pure Tung...

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Marquetry Picture

Marquetry Picture

Marquetry picture design from wife's quilt book. I used double bevel technique. Base is MDF. I made the frame also.

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A Simple Pen Box

A Simple Pen Box

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This is a small project that I undertook after I had bought a pen turning kit. I could not make the pen until I had a nice place to keep it. Hence this project was born. But the project started with...

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The Singing Butler, marquetry

The Singing Butler, marquetry

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This is the marquetry version of Jack Vettriano's famous painting "the singing butler". Size: 9x11" for the marquetry, 16x19" for the frame. material: more than a dozen types of wood veneers. Finish...

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Incredible table tricks the eye

Incredible table tricks the eye

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Trompe l'oeil is French for "fool the eye," and that is exactly what FWW author Craig Thibodeau has done with his best piece to date, an Art Deco-style table with incredible marquetry and secret compartments.

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Jewelry Boxes

Jewelry Boxes

  These are jewelry boxes I built as Christmas presents for my daughters.I borrowed several design ideas from other projects I found on the web.The boxes are walnut and maple "ebonized" with India...

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