Presenter
W. Patrick Edwards
Recorded
Event Type
Subgroup Meeting
Topics
Hand Tools
Period Furniture
Professional
Veneering

THE HAND TOOLS & CARVING SUBGROUP WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO JOIN A DEMONSTRATION AND Q AND A WITH MARQUETRY AND HIDE GLUE EXPERT W PATRICK EDWARDS. 

PATRICK EDWARDS IS A WELL-KNOWN EXPERT IN FRENCH MARQUETRY, FURNITURE RESTORATION AND PERIOD FURNITURE. IN 2014, HE WON THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN PERIOD FURNITURE MAKER’S (SAPFM) PRESTIGIOUS “CARTOUCHE AWARD,” WHICH IS AN ANNUAL AWARD TO A CRAFTSPERSON WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED A LIFETIME OF MAKING EXCEPTIONAL FURNITURE IN PERIOD STYLE. 

PATRICK OWNS A SUCCESSFUL RESTORATION AND FURNITURE MAKING COMPANY ANTIQUE REFINISHERS, WHICH HE STARTED IN 1969. IN 2000, HE OPENED THE AMERICAN SCHOOL OF FRENCH MARQUETRY  TO SHARE WHAT HE LEARNED IN PARIS AT THE ECOLE BOULLE.

PATRICK ALSO CREATED OLD BROWN GLUE, AN ORGANIC LIQUID HIDE GLUE, EASIER TO USE THAN THE TRADITIONAL HOT HIDE GLUE, TO ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO EMBRACE THIS TRADITIONAL YET GREEN AND MODERN GLUE.

HE IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON A VIDEO SERIES WITH FINE WOODWORKING MAGAZINE

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK PATRICK'S CURRICULUM VITAE OR HIS BIOGRAPHY.