Carving Architectural Detail in Wood: The Classical Tradition

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Guild of Master Craftsman, 2000 - House & Home - 160 pages
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This is probably the first detailed guide to one of the most important of traditional woodcarving skills, now reissued. Wilbur takes the reader, step-by-step, from the basic building blocks of classical design to the practicalities of carving enriched mouldings, volutes, rosettes and capitals. A thorough primer in the vocabulary of classical ornament, this book will be indispensable to cabinetmakers and furniture restorers as well as carvers.

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MOLDINGS I 23
53
VOLUTES
69
ROSETTES
87
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