Malahide Community School, Adult EducationWoodwork – Marquetry Course

Woodwork – Marquetry Course

North Dublin County
€ 190
8 weeks
Part Time and Evening
Monday 7.00 - 9.30pm
Start Date: 16/09/2024

Course description

Course Description:

Unlock the artistry of woodworking in this 8-week night course on the topic of Marquetry. Marquetry, the ancient technique of creating intricate designs and patterns by skillfully assembling veneer pieces, takes centre stage in this hands-on adult education course. Throughout the program, students will delve into the tools, and techniques of marquetry while honing their skills through practical projects.

Key Course Highlights:

  • Familiarise yourself with essential marquetry tools and their applications.
  • Discover techniques for transferring and adapting patterns onto wood surfaces.
  • Master the art of veneer selection, cutting, and preparation.
  • Understand the nuances of wood grain and how it contributes to the overall design.
  • Explore methods for enhancing and preserving the natural beauty of wood.
  • Receive personalised guidance on proper tool handling and safety measures.
  • Practice precision in fitting and assembling veneer pieces.
  • Learn techniques for sanding, polishing, and achieving a flawless, professional finish.

Course Logistics:

Duration: 8 weeks
Frequency: 2.5 hours per night
Class Format: Interactive lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops
Target Audience: Adults with a passion for woodworking, from beginners to intermediate skill levels.


By the end of this course, participants will have acquired the knowledge and hands-on experience to confidently undertake marquetry projects. Each student will complete a final project, showcasing their newfound skills and creativity.

Course Day & Time: Monday evening 7.00 -9.30

Start Date: 16/09/24

Cost: €190 (This includes cost of all materials needed for the class)

Course Format: In class with tutor. Maximum of 14 students.

Duration: 8 weeks (2.5 hours per night)

Enrolment: will open on Monday the 12th of August at 11am through our website

Tutor: Jordan Harrison

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