Working with marquetry kits are very precise, meticulous work, you can solve in your home at marquetry inlay prices to help you realize your wood art work plans. The wood inlay designs offered in the Naturtrend Webshop do not require complicated technical solutions, making a beautiful marquetry cabinet at home is time-consuming and requires a lot of patience, but the end result is convincing.
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Marquetry in Arabic means insertion. It has been known since ancient times and has been a popular branch of decorative art ever since, and as such, it has its tricks. In some cases, the inserted wood is artificially coloured; in the past, trees discoloured by fungi were preferred for such purposes. Nowadays, various aqueous and alcoholic paints are used for this purpose. The wood inlay designs we offer is not surface-treated, it can be varnished as desired.
The prefabricated marquetry kits are well suited for veneering. The most typical use is the inlaid framing of a veneered surface. The thickness of the marquetry inlay is 0.6 mm, the same as the thickness of the most commonly used veneers, so it can be inserted into the veneer without any difficulty during the making of marquetry inlay. The handling of the wood inlay strips is not different from the handling of the veneer, care must be taken that it is more vulnerable due to its small width.
The wood inly designs offered in the Naturtrend Webshop do not require complicated technical solutions, a nice installation on the furniture is time-consuming and requires a lot of patience, but the end result is convincing. The present INT-110/6 checkered marquetry pattern also enriches the range of creative wood raw materials, to help you restoring antique furniture for example.
However, some things deserve special attention, such as glueing wood inlay strips. Most types of adhesives used in the wood industry can be used to bond marquetry. Iron can help to dry the glue faster. Be careful not to choose too high a temperature, otherwise, the veneer will discolour.
Making custom-shaped, patterned marquetry is very time-consuming, so it's only worth making over 500 meters. If the production of custom-shaped marquetry is included in the request for quotation, we will not be able to start production for an order of 2,000 pieces.
What is the size of such an marquetry decorative strip?
The length of the marquetry is typically 1 meter, but their width varies from 5 to 18 mm per pattern.
If you like to do handicrafts and DIY wood projects, or you are carpenter our marquetry inlay is ideal for your job or hobby. This marrquetry inlay technique was a centered in the Italian city of Sienna in the 11th century and much used to decorate church furniture and panels. Today you can use our marquetry kits for restoring antique furniture, also.