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Artist ~ Ernest Mills ~
House in Cooperstown, New York (Made to Order)
13-3/8 (34.0 cm) x 8-1/2" (21.6 cm)


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Cooperstown Fall Foliage, from seasoned leaf peepers to families, Cooperstown's variety of ways to see the foliage by
foot, bike, boat or even hot air balloon are unique and varied, with something for everyone.
Beyond taking in Cooperstown's fall colors, visitors can sample Belgian-style brews at Brewery Ommegang, celebrate the
harvest at the Farmers' Museum, imbibe authentic apple cider at Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard or farm-distillery spirits
from the Cooperstown Distillery, and visit the Fenimore Art Museum to see their incredible permanent collection and
rotating exhibitions.
This piece measures 13-3/8 (34.0 cm) x 8-1/2" (21.6 cm) and was pressed onto a piece of MDF board, and backed by
a single piece of Maple veneer. It was sanded with 120 grid then 3 coats of sanding sealer were applied. Between each
application the surface was wet and dry sanded with 600 grid using a flat steel block. It was finished with 3 coat of
wipe on Gloss polyurethane varnish, 1 coat of satin polyurethane varnish and finally polished with Renaissance wax.
It is all Scalpel cut.
Anyone interested in learning the art of Marquetry please contact me at emills21@cox.net

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