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Carving Classical Styles in Wood

by Frederick Wilbur

Carving Classical Styles in Wood Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781861083630
Publication date: 22nd July 2004
Author: Frederick Wilbur
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: DIY: carpentry & woodworking,

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