This is a brief introduction to "Carving a Philadelphia Flame Finial."

This 2 episode lesson is Part 4 for the "Philadelphia Highboy" series and teaches how to carve a type of traditional flame finial. This is a customer's design based on the Philadelphia style usually seen adorning posts and pediments of traditionally carved furniture of that time.

  • Series: Part 4 of 4 in the "Philadelphia Highboy"
  • Lesson Contents: 2 episodes; template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
  • Type of Wood: Walnut
  • Size: 2-1/2"w x 5-3/8"h
  • Tool List: 6mm v-chisel; #3, 14mm; #5, 14mm
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Lessons in this Series:

I have plans to create a lesson for the Shell to complete the series. Stay tuned!

= More Lessons at the Intermediate Skill Level =