Stage I

Boulle Marquetry – Stack Cutting

This class is designed to introduce the student to the chevalet, and no previous experience in marquetry is required. Class 100 is required for all of the other classes at ASFM which use the chevalet as a cutting tool.

The Boulle method consists of cutting all materials in a single packet simultaneously, by interchanging the elements, positive and negative designs will be assembled.  Students will complete three different projects, and learn how to make a traditional assembly board with Kraft paper.  Basic instruction on using hot protein glue is also included. All tools and materials are provided.