This video shows the technique of lowering down the background and carving a basic acanthus leaf flowing down the knee of a cabriole leg.

  • Lesson Contents: 2 episodes; template, tool list, and photo available in Episode 1
  • Type of Wood: Mahogany
  • Tool List: 5mm v-chisel; #3, 3mm; #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #5, 5mm; #5, 14mm; #11, 3mm
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Casting Available: Having a 3-D reference is tremendously helpful and allows you to get an accurate assessment of the carving's size, shape, and depth.
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