Friday, January 28, 2011

Wood Parquetry Floor

I bought a hand-made marquetry tray at a garage sale. The owner said her grandfather had made this. Well, it just looked like the perfect floor for one of the rooms in my castle, so by cutting off the sides of the tray, I ended up with an 11 1/4 by 17 1/4" floor. I'm not sure what room it will be for the castle, but I couldn't resist it!

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