About Us

The American Marquetry Society (AMS) is a nonprofit corporation devoted to advancing the art and craft of marquetry. Our goal is to promote, inform and educate the general public about this unique art form.

Founded in 1997, we currently have several regional Chapters located throughout the United States and our membership is scattered worldwide. We openly welcome anyone interested in marquetry, from the enthusiastic beginner to the skilled marquetarian.

The AMS publishes a quarterly Magazine called The American Marquetarian devoted to distributing helpful information about marquetry. Each issue offers a variety of information such as... 
  • Marquetry related articles
  • Marquetry techniques & tips
  • Projects for the marquetarian
  • Questions and answers column
  • Sample patterns
  • Regional news and updates

In addition to receiving the latest issues of The American Marquetarian, all members now have immediate access, through the Members Only portal on our website, to hundreds of detailed marquetry patterns as well as all of the past issues of our quarterly magazine! (If you are currently a member, please contact either the AMS Membership Officer or Webmaster for details on obtaining a username and password.)

If you are interested in pursuing marquetry, we hope you will consider becoming a member of the AMS. All persons are welcome regardless of age, gender or location.

To become a member today, go to our Membership page and fill out the required information. An introductory marquetry package will be mailed to you upon completion of your request.

Thank you for visiting the AMS web site and we hope to hear from you soon.
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Click image for a sample past issue of The American Marquetarian