AN INTRODUCTION TO MARQUETRY with Mike Roberts, The Marquetry Society - Friday 15th March 13.45pm

Thursday 14th March 2024 - Sunday 17th March 2024

NEC, Birmingham

2 hours and 30-minute workshop – cost £25.00

[Max 12 people]

Learn the skilled craft of Marquetry, which uses natural wood veneer to produce pictures and decorate boxes and items of furniture. 

You will learn this traditional inlay technique by making two marquetry coasters using real wood veneer, whilst acquiring sufficient knowledge to allow you to move on and produce your own marquetry projects. 

Advisory Note:

The course is suitable for anyone over 13 years old who is able to grip a craft knife; children under 16, must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

Meet the Tutor
Mike Roberts

One of The Marquetry Society tutors is Mike Roberts, who has over 30 years experience of the craft and at this year’s International Marquetry Exhibition his marquetry picture titled A Christmas Carol was awarded the Rose Bowl for the best exhibit on show. The other tutor is Jean Robinson who is also a premier Marquetarian and has won many awards for her work.

* Show times are subject to change. Please check the ICHF Events website for up to date timings.

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2 hours and 30-minute workshop – cost £25.00

[Max 12 people]

Learn the skilled craft of Marquetry, which uses natural wood veneer to produce pictures and decorate boxes and items of furniture. 

You will learn this traditional inlay technique by making two marquetry coasters using real wood veneer, whilst acquiring sufficient knowledge to allow you to move on and produce your own marquetry projects. 

Advisory Note:

The course is suitable for anyone over 13 years old who is able to grip a craft knife; children under 16, must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

Meet the Tutor
Mike Roberts

One of The Marquetry Society tutors is Mike Roberts, who has over 30 years experience of the craft and at this year’s International Marquetry Exhibition his marquetry picture titled A Christmas Carol was awarded the Rose Bowl for the best exhibit on show. The other tutor is Jean Robinson who is also a premier Marquetarian and has won many awards for her work.