Mr. & Mrs. David & Doni Reisland

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  • City:Kealakekua
  • State/Province:HI
  • Country:Not Available
Koa Jewelry Box with ... by Mr. & Mrs. David & Doni Reisland - Masterpiece Online
Koa Jewelry Box with ...
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    Mr. & Mrs. David & Doni Reisland

  • Size:5.75 X 10.25 X 14.5 X 0
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  • Medium:Wood
  • Product type:UNIQUE
  • Price:$2200.00


Koa Jewelry Box with Hibiscus Marquetry. Marquetry is the art of creating pictures or scenes by laying pieces of veneer into a veneer background.  The technique I use is known as double bevel marquetry.  Each piece is hand cut at 11 degrees, into the background.  The next piece is cut to nest into the first piece, and so on.  This technique allows each tapered piece to nest with its neighboring pieces, leaving virtually invisible seams.  When I choose each wood species I keep in mind the effect the color, grain direction and figure has on the final design.  Each design starts with a full size drawing used to transfer the design to the background veneer.  Then each small piece is meticulously bevel cut into the background veneer, one at a time.  The pieces are then individually shaded using hot sand. Lately some of my art has moved to the wall—taking my marquetry to two dimensions and developing a technique to add brilliant color. The scenes I’m able to create with the marquetry, and t

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