Furniture Making Course: Marquetry Course (Intermediate)

Skill Level: Intermediate  (Is this course right for me?)

A photo from the Marquetry Course at Farnham School of Furniture Making. It shows a pupil cutting a stencil of some detailed marquetry.

This 3-day Intermediate Marquetry course is taught by Audrey Fasquelle, a highly experienced craftsperson and recognised as a Master Furniture Maker for her marquetry work by the Furniture Makers Company.

She works as a wood specialist for the bespoke sector in the luxury automotive sector. Prior, she worked in the private jet interiors industry, as well as several years at highly respected bespoke Furniture making businesses. She spent three years training in cabinet making in France and a further three years specialising in marquetry at the prestigious Lycée de l’ameublement de Revel (South of France) where she graduated with a Diplôme des métiers d’art spécialité marqueterie (Diploma in Fine Art Crafts specialty Marquetry).

During this course, students will master the art of using a fretsaw and delve into the fundamentals of the piece by piece cutting technique.

Throughout the course, participants will learn essential skills such as creating a key for marquetry patterns (such as colours and grain direction), preparing veneers and packs, and precision cutting to bring a predefined pattern to life.

A photo from the Marquetry Course at Farnham School of Furniture Making. It shows a course pupil cutting detailed marquetry.

Fees: £480 (materials and tools are provided for the course)

Duration: 3 Days

We provide tea and coffee throughout the course but you will need to arrange your own lunch. I recommend that you bring a packed lunch each day. However we are only a few minutes by car from Farnham town centre if you need anything.

Courses run from 9am to 5pm. We provide tea, fresh coffee and refreshments during the course. Lunch is not provided, I recommend you bring a packed lunch, however we are only a few minutes by car from the Farnham town centre.

Accommodation is not included, but there are many excellent hotels and B&BS in the area. Click this link to see a selection offering special rates.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications from anyone under the age of 18 at the start of their course.

Here is a summary of course dates:

  • 19-21 July 2024 (Fri-Sun)
  • 01-03 November 2024 (Fri-Sun)
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