Carving a Beaded Oval Panel

2017-04-08T23:50:23-04:00 November 18th, 2015|

This is an introduction to "Carving a Beaded Oval Panel."

This lesson teaches how to carve the reproduction of beaded oval panel for the center of a Colonial Charleston styled fireplace header/undermantel/face. You will also learn a few tips for working in poplar. This simple decoration can be adapted for furniture as well as other architectural details.

  • Lesson Contents: 2 episodes; template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
  • Type of Wood: Poplar
  • Size: 18"w x 5-1/8"h x 1/4"d
  • Tool List: 3mm v-chisel; 6mm v-chisel; #1, 18mm; #3, 6mm; #3, 25mm; #4, 14mm; #4, 18mm; #5, 14mm; #5, 16mm; #7, 6mm
  • Skill Level: Advanced
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  1. nicholas yearwood December 14, 2015 at 9:13 am - Reply

    I’m learning a lot its great

    • Mary May December 14, 2015 at 10:25 pm - Reply

      Glad to hear it! It’s fun, isn’t it?

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