Fret saw practice

I can"t remember if I"ve mentioned this before, but a couple of months ago I spent a few days down in Kent at the studio of Yannick Chastang during one of his marquetry courses. Expect to read a little more about this in the magazine shortly, but for now here"s a glimpse of what we got up to.

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Practice run with a fret saw on a familiar face

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A Galle style frog cut out on a marquetry donkey is a very forgiving design for new recruits

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There"s obviously more than a bit of room for improvement but no gaps, such is the magic of Boulle Marquetry