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What inspires furniture designers? As learners of all ages view examples of woodworking used in French and American furniture, they discuss woodworkers' techniques and inspirations. They identify techniques such as veneering and marquetry that were used to decorate furniture. Then, they design a floral motif in one of the styles represented and decorate a piece of furniture. This lesson would work best for upper elementary schoolers and higher, although you could modify the material for youngsters.
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