Prices with or without VAT?
This setting applies to all prices but may be changed at any time.
This workshop is currently not available


Intarsia artist Ulrike Scriba offers deeps insights into her very special intarsia technique

This course teaches the art of applying and polishing shellac. Often referred to as "French...
This course teaches the art of applying and polishing shellac. Often referred to as "French polish", it is actually more like an "English polish". Shellac creates one of the best surfaces on wood and has many advantages:It can be applied by hand, dries quickly, can be repaired and gives the wood a beautiful finish. Using simple techniques and with a little practice, you will learn to master one of the best polishing methods with ease. Sample blockboards are used for practice.
Course content:
  • Correct preparing of the wood surface
  • What is shellac? Types and how to mix them
  • "Filling pores" - traditional methods of filling and dyeing wood pores
  • Making the polishing pad
  • Applying the shellac with brush and polishing pad
  • Fast application system for the shellac
  • Simplified version of shellac polishing
  • Dealing with polishing mistakes and other "challenges", including removing water stains and heat damage
  • Polishing, matt-finishing and waxing to control the gloss level.
    More information on the workshop instructor

    Ulrike Scriba

    Ulrike Scriba was raised in a family of artisans and then attended the school for arts and crafts Werkkunstschule Darmstadt. After several restoration projects, among them at the palace of the Würzburg Residence, she discovered her love for the art of intarsia. Her artistically sophisticated objects, tins, caskets and trays meet acclaim in museums and galleries all over the world.Ulrike Scriba

    More information on the workshop location

    Workshop impressions

    Impressions of our course - Intarsia

    Get a picture of the workshop in our image gallery. All images were created during the particular courses at previous dates.

    Intarsia: Course Impressions

    Impressions of previous workshops

    • QualifikationBasic woodworking skills.
    • InfoMaterial included (€ 60).
    • Participants10
    • InstructorUlrike Scriba
    • Duration3 days
    • Appointment12.11 - 14.11.2016
    • Time09.00 - 18.00
    • SeminarortHaager Str. 9 II. Stock
      81671 München
    Workshop no. KU2381601
    Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.
    €348.00 pro Teilnehmer

    Prices incl. VAT

    Additional course dates available on request - our lines are open Monday till Friday, from 8 am to 8 pm by telephone on + 49-(0)991-9109-909 or via email to
    Many other models
    Course No. Date End Location Price  
    Kursnnummer: KU2381601
    Beginn: 11/12/16
    Ende: 11/14/16
    Ort: München
    Price: €348.00

    Customers also viewed

    Finishing Surfaces

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1481703

    Wild Furniture Using Vines

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2611701

    Green Wood Turning

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1301702


    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2181601

    Free Turning

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2721702

    Splitting Shingles

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1601702

    Creating a Wooden Plane

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2931701

    Textured Surfaces with Nick Agar

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2741601

    Power Router Advanced Course

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU9101707

    Watchmaking Workshop

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU8041614

    Mokume Gane

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU5131601

    Advanced Leather Braiding

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU5621602

    Multi-Dovetail Course

    incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1471705