The history of marquetry, from Homer in 700 BC to marquetry in England and France in the 18th Century. Plus a handy glossary.
I left school in 1957 aged 15 years with notions of being an archaeologist or naturalist, or even a film cameraman, but with not one qualification to my name. My furniture-making farther said that I had no choice but to seek a job in the local furniture industry. There has been such an industry in […]