Fine marquetry furniture from California

Posted By on January 23, 2010

Paul SchürchThis furniture , covered with high-quality marquetry , are made by Paul Schürch from Santa Barbara, California, United States.

When he was 15, he went to Switzerland, apprenticing to become a church-organ builder.
With this knowledge, Schürch went on to learn about boat-building in the United Kingdom and marquetry in Italy, ending up back in California as a furniture maker and teacher.

For many years now he has been teaching furniture making, veneer work and marquetry.
He is dedicated to the task of passing on the knowledge he has received from the many fine teachers and masters of the trades.

On his website – Schurch Woodwork – Yuo can see much more samples of  his beautiful marquetry.

And there You can purchase his DVD-s , books and tools for such work .

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4 Responses to “Fine marquetry furniture from California”

  1. D says:

    Absolutely Unique and so nicely done.
    A definite artist indeed :)

  2. D says:

    Totally love the style of that Ribbon Dragonfly Table….very nice!

  3. Kim Dodge says:

    I have met Paul Schurch on a number of occasions, at his studio in Santa Barbara and at various fine furniture shows. He is helpful – a born teacher – and remarkably talented. He is certainly in the top tier of contemporary marquetry artists and furniture makers.

  4. Nice to see some original content for once. I’ll subscribe to your rss feed to get future updates.

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