Teaching a specialist marquetry course to Musical Instrument Makers at West Dean College
Teaching methods of copying a design to make a brass pewter and mock-tortoiseshell image.
The dish with a new handle piece spliced in to match. New silver mounted and polished.
A small Scottish whisky tasting dish in need of some work.
Fire damage after restoration
Smoke blackened gilt mounts before restoration
Cutlery drawer refitted and recovered with red baize.
A jumble of pieces ready to be reassembled and recovered.
Using hot sand to create a 3D effect in the design
Showing the process of making a marquetry image by sawing a packet of veneers to create the flowers and leaves.
Part of a fine marquetry cabinet showing the condition before and after restoration
Carefully cleaning a marquetry panel
After the new areas have been spliced in and recarved
Showing the condition before restoration