Legs and Feet
Carving the Ball and Claw Foot (8/29/2012) - Learn to carve this classic design that is often seen on American period furniture in the late 18th century. This video shows the complete process in 5 separate chapters (1-1/2 hours) of how to carve this historical detail.
Sawing Out a Cabriole Leg (8/29/2012) - This is a quick video showing the technique of sawing out the lower section of a cabriole leg in preparation of carving a ball and claw foot.
8. Woodcarving Basics – Carving an Acanthus Leaf on a Cabriole Leg (7/4/2012) - This video shows the technique of lowering down the background and carving a basic acanthus leaf on a cabriole leg.
Carving Reeds on a Table Leg (6/29/2012) - Watch the process of laying out lines, and carving reeds down a table leg.
Carving an Acanthus Leaf on a Turned Post (6/28/2012) - This beautiful period Charleston tea table has a traditional acanthus leaf carved on the turned pedestal. See how to lower down the background and carve this delicate leaf.