Picture Frame

Acanthus Leaf and Shell Design

February 4, 2013 MaryMay Period Furniture Carving


I have been working on a project that is a very classical design – a center shell with scrolling acanthus leaves going down each side. This will go on the top of a square mirror. This is carved in basswood. I filmed this process and the video will be part of an online class offered through the Popular Woodworking […]



Picture frame finished

September 23, 2011 MaryMay Picture Frame

Dan Hamilton, of Beaufort, SC (http://www.dlhamiltoncirca1762.com) did a beautiful job of putting an antique finish on this carved frame. He stopped by on Thursday to drop it off, and it really turned out beautiful. Dan specializes in traditional techniques of furniture restoration, finishing and furniture building. I try to stay away from putting a finish on my carvings, as […]



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