Price 66 PER PERSON
City FIRENZE (FI)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 09:30 - 12:30
Availability 5 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA, FRA
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE

During this 4-hour workshop I will show you the various wooden inlay techniques: fretwork, "buio", "toppo", the perspective inlay and the boulle technique.
In particular, the fretwork technique will be studied in depth with demonstrations of the various processing phases, up to the final polishing.
Afterwards, we'll try an easy workshop, where you'll learn the use of the fretworked arch, and I'll show you how to create three small inlays with floral motifs which will also be sandblasted.
Three wooden flowers made by your hands, that you'll bring home as a perfect souvenir of this experience and that can be used as a bookmark.

SOME TIPS

I suggest to wear comfortable clothing.
The reported time is indicative, it is possible to agree on a different time.
A minimum of 2 people is required, so bookings for couples are welcome.
The course is also suitable for children aged 8/9, obviously with the help of an adult.
In case you want to carry out the experience individually, do not hesitate to contact me to request a specific program.
On request it is possible to have a translator for English and other languages.

YOUR WOODEN INLAYED FLOWER

HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE
During this 4-hour workshop I will show you the various wooden inlay techniques: fretwork, "buio", "toppo", the perspective inlay and the boulle technique. In particular, the fretwork technique will be studied in depth with demonstrations of the various processing phases, up to the final polishing. Afterwards, we'll try an easy workshop, where you'll learn the use of the fretworked arch, and I'll show you how to create three small inlays with floral motifs which will also be sandblasted. Three wooden flowers made by your hands, that you'll bring home as a perfect souvenir of this experience and that can be used as a bookmark.
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Price 66 PER PERSON
City FIRENZE (FI)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 09:30 - 12:30
Availability 5 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA, FRA
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
SOME TIPS
I suggest to wear comfortable clothing. The reported time is indicative, it is possible to agree on a different time. A minimum of 2 people is required, so bookings for couples are welcome. The course is also suitable for children aged 8/9, obviously with the help of an adult. In case you want to carry out the experience individually, do not hesitate to contact me to request a specific program. On request it is possible to have a translator for English and other languages.

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