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To enquire about any of the tools listed below, please do not hesitate to contact me.

antique marquetry donkey

19th century antique marquetry donkey   This is a unique oportunity to acquire an antique marquetry donkey.  The first antique marquetry donkey on the market for years. Restored to perfect working order, ready to make the finest marquetry.    Please contact us for pri... more

Marquetry donkey

Marquetry donkey, 19th century style   This marquetry donkey was originally designed in Paris during the 19th century. Donkeys like this were still being sold in the Faubourg Saint Antoine tool shops until the mid 20th century when lack of demand for hand tools forced such spe... more

Marquetry donkey, 18th century style

Marquetry Donkey, 18th  century style     This marquetry donkey is a direct reconstruction of the donkey described in the Roubo Encyclopaedia of 1772 and a copy of known 18th century donkeys. This is as authentic as it can be. Used with a piecing saw, this donkey is ... more

Piercing Saw

Piercing saw:   Piercing saws, or fretsaws, would be the first tool a marqueteur would own. They are small but very well designed and are an essential accessory to the 18th century style donkey. They can also be used with a fretsaw table for restoration and other small work. ... more

Piercing saw blade for metal

Piercing saw blades   These piercing saw blades are made in Germany and are almost certainly the best on the market today. Compared to English blades, they are extra long (16cm long). The extra length enables a smoother cutting action particularly necessary for nice curves.... more

Piercing saw blade for wood

Piercing saw blades   These piercing saw blades are made in Germany and are almost certainly the best on the market today. Compared to English blades, they are extra long (16cm long). The extra length enables a smoother cutting action particularly necessary for nice curves.&n... more

Veneer Press

Veneer Press     please call for more details and price      ... more