This is a brief introduction to "Carving an Acanthus Bracket."
This three episode lesson is Part 3 of the "Colonial Charleston Fireplace" series and teaches how to carve this decorative acanthus bracket, brace, or corbel. This 1770s reproduction will support a fireplace mantel in a historic Charleston home.
- Series: Part 3 of The Charleston Fireplace series
- Lesson Contents: 3 episodes; template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
- Type of Wood: Mahogany
- Size: 8-1/4"w x 10-1/2"h x 3"d
- Tool List: 4mm v-chisel; 6mm v-chisel; #3, 3mm; #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #4, 14mm; #5, 14mm; #7, 6mm; #7, 8mm; #7, 10mm; #7, 14mm; #8, 6mm; #11, 3mm
- Skill Level: Advanced
Lessons in this Series:
Stay tuned for the rest of the series!