Diablo Woodworkers

March 13, 14, & 15 2009 Marquetry Weekend Seminar

by Brian Condran

Brian Condran teaching marquetry seminar
Back by popular demand - Brian Condran's 2½ day weekend Marquetry seminar. If you are not familiar with Brian's artistry in wood, just take a look at some of his projects with marquetry: http://www.crfinefurniture.com/condran.html. In just 2½ days Brian will have you producing marquetry designs that will add extra flare and style to your woodworking projects. This is a hands on seminar. You will make several marquetry designs during the seminar and leave with the tools that you need to continue producing marquetry on your own.

Time: Friday, March 13th from 6 pm to 9 pm

Saturday, March 14th from 8:30 am to 5 pm

Sunday, March 15th from 8:30 am to 5 pm

Place: Pleasant Hill Adult Education Center, Room 208 - the Woodshop

Tuition: $185 including food and all the necessary marquetry supplies/tools

Your tuition includes:
  • 20 hours of instruction
  • Lunch on Saturday and Sunday plus beverages on Friday night
  • Marquetry saw and blades
  • Pin vise and a supply of drill bits
  • Marquetry "donkey" [the platform for cutting your marquetry designs]
  • A selection of veneers for creating marquetry

If you have taken Brian's course before, and want to brush up on your skill, there is a $30 discount if you bring the marquetry saw frame, pin vise [new blades and drill bits will be provided] and the donkey.

Marquetry Seminar and examples by Brian
Marquetry Seminar and examples by Brian