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Tauranga Woodcrafters Guild Inc.

2019 Annual Hands On Scrollsaw Workshop

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Book now to attend the 10th Annual Hands On Scrollsaw Workshop

Saturday 13th April 2019 9.00am to 4.00pm

at our Guild's Workshop - 3 Cherokee Place, Mt Maunganui, Tauranga.

Costs: Participant $90 (reduced to $80 if prepaid by 1st March 2019)

Includes: Set project materials, lunch, morning and afternoon tea

Non-Participant Includes: Lunch, morning and afternoon tea

If your scrollsaw is variable speed and takes pin-less blades please bring it with you. We also have some scrollsaws available for hire at $10.

Click on this link to download the Registration form Download

Raewyn Magon - Organiser

569 Tauhei Road, RD5, Morrinsville 3375

Phone: 07 887 6806 & Mobile: 021 1558904

Email: magonfam@xtra.co.nz
 

2018 Workshop

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Sixteen people attended our 2018 workshop. It attracted some new participants with 7 attending for the first time. Those travelling the furthest were two observers, one from Whangarei and one from Wellington.

2018 Workshop

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Participants in 2018 were evenly balanced between Fretwork, Intarsia and Marquetry this time, with some who had been before trying something different.

Jacob's Marquetry Hints

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Jacob von Holzen has produced a summary of his Tips on marquetry for a course run by the Guild in earlier years. Click the Icon above to read the tips.

Marquetry

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Marquetry is the art of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. Marquetry differs from the more ancient craft of inlay, or intarsia, in which a solid body of one material is cut out to receive sections of another to form the surface pattern. The word derives from a Middle French word meaning "inlaid work".

Fretwork

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Fretwork is an interlaced decorative design cut out with a fretsaw, coping saw, jigsaw or scroll saw. Originally ornamental patterns were used to decorate objects with a grid or a lattice design.

Intarsia

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Intarsia is a woodworking technique that uses varied shapes, sizes, and species of wood fitted together to create a mosaic-like picture with an illusion of depth.

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