Twenty Decorative Carving Projects in Period Styles

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This title presents 20 unique period projects to enhance any home. This UK author provides projects that are step-by-step, fully illustrated and come with patterns. It is suitable for all skill levels and of particular interest to visitors of stately homes & historical buildings. This wonderful collection of inspirational period carving projects ranges from the quick and simple to the long and complex, so caters for hobby carvers of all abilities. The new carver can start with the simplest project and, over a period of time, work through to the intermediate and advanced levels, while experienced carvers will find pieces to challenge and engage them. Each project is designed to capture the spirit and style of a particular period throughout history and at the end of each project readers will have developed new skills, gained an understanding of another style, and created a carving to proudly display in their home. Projects each have an introduction, setting it in historical context, a tracing pattern, an inspirational picture of the finished carving and comprehensive, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and photographs.

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Twenty Decorative Carving Projects in Period Styles Decorative and architectural carvings have adorned buildings throughout history. Whether in the form of gilded opulence from the Georgian period or decorative figures found in ordinary houses from the Victorian age, historical inspiration can be found by modern woodcarvers at all levels of experience. Twenty Decorative Carving Projects in Period Styles includes carving projects ranging from the quick and simple to the more challenging and detailed. Author Steve Bisco has set each project in historical context, and has provided a tracing pattern with essential dimensions, step-by-step instructions, and photographs of the finished piece. If you are interested in creating a historic feel in your own home, developing new carving skills, and gaining an understanding of different decorative carving styles, then this book is a must-have addition to your library. Carving these beautiful, historic decorations to display in your home, however, may lead to more carving projects- your friends and neighbors will want you to create pieces for their homes, too! Projects include: Arts and Crafts Flower Panel Pugin Column Table Chippendale Ribbon Festoon Rococo Mirror Frame Grinling Gibbons Foliage

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Steve Bisco is a self-taught hobby carver with 25 years of practical experience. GMC has published many of his articles in both Woodcarving and Woodworking Plans & Projects magazines, and more are in the pipeline. He is now retired and devotes his time to carving and woodturning. H elives in Essex.

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