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Carving Classical Styles in Wood by Frederick Wilbur
  

Carving Classical Styles in Wood

Synopsis

Carving Classical Styles in Wood by Frederick Wilbur

This 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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Publication date

1st July 2004

Author

Frederick Wilbur

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Publisher

Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Categories

DIY: carpentry & woodworking

ISBN

9781861083630

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