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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".

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