Decorative Veneering and Marquetry Presented by Paul Schurch - renowned furniture builder and teacher
Here is your opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts in the veneering industry, well known for his fine marquetry furniture. This lecture and one day hands-on class will cover the basics of what you need to know about veneering, and getting great results using basic tools and techniques that professionals use every day. Adding veneer to a project can enhance the perceived value of cabinetry and fine furniture, if done properly. You will get a chance to cut, join and glue up a small decorative veneer panel that could be used in a jewelry box or cabinet door, and learn how to achieve great results while avoiding the common mistakes that can ruin a project. Also, Paul will demonstrate marquetry techniques and will be showing slides of different projects and processes that you can use on your future creations!
For more information on Paul Schurch visit his site at: schurchwoodwork.com/index.html
Lecture: Decorative Veneering and Marquetry for Cabinets and Furniture
Friday February 24th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Foster City
Lecture is free to BAWA members
Saturday February 25th, 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm with break for lunch - Woodcraft Store in San Carlo
CLASS IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 20 MEMBERS TO SIGN UP
Non-members can attend subject to availability
Members $65 plus materials
Non-Members $75 plus materials, subject to availability
Note: These are very special prices Jay has obtained for BAWA
To sign up contact Jay Perrine: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 408-410-4800
Details for the Saturday Workshop
For the Saturday Hands-on, the students should bring the following toolkit:
- straight edge (a straight piece of 2 x 4" x 24" lumber is OK)
- pencil, paper, blue tape, gum tape and protection gear
- Optional: their own veneer, veneer saw, self-healing cutting mat
BAWA will supply for a materials fee still tbd:
- cores and platens for all students (1/4" x 8.5" x 13.5" MDF)
- variety of veneers for the class project (can pull from the "free" stash at Woodcraft)
- PVA glue
Paul will bring some specialized supplies for sale:
- gum tape, blue tape, veneer saw, file, scalpels, folding mirrors,
- brass brushes, DVD, and other light tools.
Woodcraft will be requested to stock up on related supplies:
- small Vac presses (CD1001), 16OZ PVA and 14OZ dry resin from Vac-u-Clamp.
- Veneer saws, decorative veneer packs.
William Walker Recreation Center
650 Shell Blvd., Foster City
40 El Camino Real
San Carlos, CA 94070