Carving Architectural Detail in Wood
The Classical Tradition
By (author) Frederick Wilbur
Carving Architectural Detail in Wood by Frederick Wilbur
Book DescriptionAn introduction to an important traditional woodcarving skill, and a thorough primer for woodcarvers in the vocabulary of classical ornament and the practical skills needed to carve it. A step-by-step guide through the basic building blocks of classical design.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781861081582
(276mm x 210mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Frederick Wilbur
Bemrose on Traditional Woodworking, Paperback (June 2009)
This three-in-one volume combines a trio of rare classics on artisanal woodworking techniques and designs. Practical instructions, helpful diagrams, and other illustrations explain cabinetry building with metal inlays, cut-out decorative designs, and more.
Carving Classical Styles in Wood, Paperback (July 2004)» View all books by Frederick Wilbur
Having introduced the basic elements of classical style in his previous book, the author now explains how the motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance and Neoclassical periods, and how these motifs can be brought together in the making of chests, benches, cabinets and mirror frames.
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