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Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Motifs

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Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Motifs

Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Motifs provides step-by-step instructions on how to carve authentic 18th Century American furniture details. Author Tony Kubalak supplies the reader with projects that range from simple to complex and target seroius carving skills. The embellishments on furiture are what make the pieces memorable. Each chapter is commited to one element which provide pattern drawings , detailed instructions, and illustrated photographs every step of the way.  Learn how to execute the entire process from sculpting the surface to layout, roughing the shapes and levels to the final details on your carving. The techniques used to embellish the elemnts can be adapted to other designs and furniture pieces.


Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Motifs Contains These Patterns:

  • Swan Neck Molding.
  • Philadelphia Cartouche.
  • Philadelphia Applied Pierced Shell Medallion.
  • Philadelphia Applied Pierced Vine.
  • Ogee Bracket Feet: Standard & Blocked.
  • Triffid Foot.
  • Philadelphia Chippendale Chair Carved Crest Rail.
  • Philadelphia Chippendale Chair Pierced & Carved Back Splat.
  • John Goddard Open Talon Ball & Claw Foot.

Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Book Specifications:

  • Softcover.
  • 160 Pages.
  • Author, Tony Kubalak.
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