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2021: Marquetry

Venue: Bow Road Studios, London E3

Dates: This workshop ran on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 23rd October 2021 until Saturday 6th  November 2021.

Workshop Information

Course Outline

Have you ever been intrigued by a beautiful wood panel and wondered what it would be like to make one yourself? Now’s your chance to learn all about the specialist tools and techniques involved in wood marquetry, from how to sharpen the various chisels and knives to how to identify the different woods available, as well as planning and making an original geometry panel. We will also take a look at surface finishes.

At the end of the course, everyone will have a least one finished piece to take home with them.


This workshop will be run by the highly experienced Creative Dimension Trust tutor Adam Williamson.



This workshop will start daily at 10am and finish by approximately 4:30pm.


Transferable Skills and Future Careers

All of our workshops give you a valuable chance to develop a range of transferable skills. This is a great workshop for anyone who is interested in learning some of the skills required for careers in: Conservation, Signwriting, Calligraphy, Fine Art, Illustration and Animation. (to name a few)


Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply you will need to be 14 – 19 years old during the dates of the workshop.

You should be creative and have an interest in the careers listed above, or similar areas. You should also have good hand-eye co-ordination.

In your application you should demonstrate a passion for working with your hands.

You must be able to attend every day of the workshop.

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.


Course Funding

Our workshops are fully-funded by generous sponsors.  Places are limited, therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


There are only 15 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.


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