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Intarsia and Marquetry - Handbook for the Designer and Craftsman

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Summary

This fascinating text contains comprehensive handbook on intarsia and marquetry from the 'Handbooks for The Designer and Craftsman' series. Complete with a plethora of interesting information, handy tips, and detailed images, this book is perfect for anyone with an interest in intersia and marquetry. Suitable for both the amateur and professional alike, this text makes for a great addition to collections of woodworking literature and is not to be missed by the discerning enthusiast. The chapters of this book include: 'Historical Notes – Antiquity'; 'Italy in Mediaeval and Renaissance Times'; 'The Cloistered Intarsiatori and their Pupils'; 'In Germany and Holland, England and France'; 'The Process of Manufacture'; 'The Limitations and Capabilities of the Art'; and 'Workshop Receipts'. We are proud to republish this antique text here complete with a new introduction on woodworking.

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