Inlaid Wood Work: the “Traforo” art – Sorrento

Possibility to organise the same courses also for groups (max. 14 pax)

The courses are designed for those who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of the art of inlay through the participation in theoretical and practical lessons at MUTA museum (Museobottega della Tarsia sorrentina), famous for displaying forniture realized according to the typical art of Sorrento marquetry. The lesson programme is the same for all the classes with different insights, including the following subjects: Introduction to the art of marquetry from 16th to 20th century; A study on types of woods and wood veneers; Elements of tecnichal artistic design; Knowledge of the working tools; Selection, preparation and organisation of the wood veneers; “Traforo” cutting practice; Assemling of the wooden pieces; Positioning the inlay onto its base and Finishing techniques.

In order to meet the different needs of the participants the courses are organized as follows:

WEEKEND (15h) € 250,00
ONEWEEK (20h) € 320,00
EIGHTWEEKS (160h) € 1600,00

Registration fee € 80,00




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