Straw Marquetry – adding detail and color

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Straw marquetry is one of the finishes we are proud to offer at Normandie Woodworks. Straw is a versatile material that offers endless possibilities for adding color, texture, and character to any interior. Straw marquetry is a very old technique which gained much popularity during the time of Louis XV and again during the 1930’s  when art deco […]

Creating Texture with Recycled Brass

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

One of the unique finishes we offer at Normandie Woodworks is our recycled brass tile finish fashioned from spent bullet casings. This finish recently won Treniq’s innovative surface competition at the Surface Design Show  in London and was featured in the Bellevue Arts Museum‘s 2016 Biennial on our Beacon Credenza. When used as a wall surface or furniture finish, […]