This is a brief introduction to "Carving an American Rococo Acanthus Frieze."
This 6 episode lesson is Part 4 of the "Colonial Charleston Fireplace" series covering a historical reproduction in a 1770s home. The lesson teaches how to carve one of two mirrored friezes of scrolling acanthus leaves and bell flowers flanking the center panel of the undermantel.
- Series: Part 4 of the "Colonial Charleston Fireplace"
- Lesson Contents: 6 episodes; template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
- Type of Wood: Mahogany
- Size: 18"w x 6-1/4"h x 1-1/4"d
- Tool List: 4mm v-chisel; 6mm v-chisel; #3, 3mm, #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #3, 18mm; #4, 14mm; #5, 6mm; #7, 6mm; #7, 8mm; #7, 10mm; #7, 14mm; #11, 2mm; #11, 3mm
- Skill Level: Advanced
Lessons in this Series:
Stay tuned for the rest of the series!