Carving Classical Styles in Wood
By (author) Frederick Wilbur
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Carving Classical Styles in Wood by Frederick Wilbur
Book DescriptionThis book explains the principles of classical ornamentation and how the motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance and Neoclassical periods. Carving techniques are described and illustrated with separate chapters covering relief panels, bands and foliage; tablets, escutcheons, scrolls and cartouches; fans, sunbursts and shells; keystones and finials.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781861083630
(276mm x 210mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jul-2004
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 Architectural Detail in Wood, Paperback (November 2000)» View all books by Frederick Wilbur
An 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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