13 Introduction to marquetry with Ruth Thompson

Learn the basics of working with veneers using both a scroll saw technique with an introduction to the use of a laser. Create decorative marquetry pieces, with a wide range of timber veneers. In this workshop participants will learn about commercial veneers and how to cut both straight and curved line repeating patterns to create interesting and beautiful effects. An easy way for you to add veneered patterns to your projects. 
Ruth Thompson had fulfilled a 20-year dream when she graduated from the Sturt School for Wood in 2015 giving her the opportunity to develop design thinking skills and learn new manufacturing techniques from pre-eminent practitioners. With a 35-year long teaching career, Ruth has had a long association with furniture making. 
Level: All | Cost: $770 + $200 materials (includes vacuum bag kit)

Course Coordinator: Ruth Thompson

Ruth Thompson

Furniture-maker, Teacher

Ruth described her experience during her training at Sturt School for Wood: “I have been pushed outside my comfort zone and encouraged to be a risk taker both in the areas of creativity and the acquisition
of knowledge through experimentation. On a personal level, I have learnt about my strengths and weaknesses and developed resilience.”

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $770
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $200
Course Date/s:03-Jul-2017 07-Jul-2017
Current Capacity: Open


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