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Larry McCulloch

  • August 27, 2019

From time to time I am posting marquetry pictures from friends. This panel is by Larry McCulloch. Larry took my class years ago in Colorado. At the end of classes I was in the habit of suggesting that if people…

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Box by Greg Zall

  • August 5, 2019

From time to time I am featuring work of contemporaries that I admire. Here is a container made by Greg Zall (I believe it is for cremation ashes). The morning glories are beautifully executed, but what I particularly admire is…

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Pierre Ramond

  • June 21, 2019

Pierre Ramond In 1987 I was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. I wanted to do something special with the money. I contacted the author of a book on marquetry who taught at the celebrated École Boulle in…

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Bringer of Peace

  • June 18, 2019

Bringer of Peace This marquetry panel is by Spider Johnson. Spider lives in Texas and we have been pals for ages. Spider has cut marquetry in the traditional fashion and has added the laser to his arsenal. This has led…

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Jim MacDonald Guitar

  • April 19, 2019

I have known Jim MacDonald for decades and have admired the guitars he makes using marquetry decoration. Here is a unique instrument with a bit of nostalgia for the late 1960's. He has created a still-life with album covers (I…

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