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During the 18th century in France, the art of 'Painting inWood,' or marquetry, was developed to an extremely high level by a small group of artisans.

The secret, guarded for generations, was the unique tool utilized called a "chevalet de marqueterie".

Chosing colors for 3rd exercice stage I
Murray and Anna cutting their self portrait
Laying out marquetry pieces
Assembling piece by piece (2nd week) marquetry
Anna's marquetry portrait
Background cutting, Stage II, piece by piece
Tracy's self Portrait before assembling
Anna receiving her stage I diploma
Cleaning up piece by piece (2nd week) marquetry
Wes Assembling Stage II Piece by piece marquetry
Mastic on stage II, piece by piece marquetry
Cutting on the chevalet
Ron cutting Boulle marquetry on the chevalet
Dick's Marquetry self poortrait
cutting on the chevalet
Marco's marquetry self portrait
Murray self portrait
Stage I, 3rd exercise being cut
Freddy Roman Getting Is Diploma
Marco receiving Stage I diploma