This lesson shows how to carve a simple Fleur-De-Lis in relief on a square plaque with lowered background. Both ends of the design are similar but the grain is going in a different direction for each. This lesson really shows the importance of thinking about grain direction before starting to carve, especially in a symmetrical design.
- Lesson Contents: 2 episodes; template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
- Type of Wood: Basswood
- Size: 3-1/2" square
- Tool List: 6mm v-chisel; #1, 14mm; #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #4, 14mm; #5, 14mm; #6, 8mm; #7, 14mm; #8, 6mm; #8, 10mm; #10, 5mm
- Skill Level: Basic/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.