This is a brief introduction to "Carving a Queen Anne Cabriole Knee"
This three episode lesson is Part 1 of 3 for carving a Phylidelphia style Queen Anne side chair. This lesson is based on an article by Eugene Landon in the October 2006 issue of "Fine Woodworking" magazine and shows how to shape and carve the cabriole leg with a unique acanthus leaf on the knee.
- Lesson Contents: template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
- Type of Wood: Mahogany
- Size: Refer to Template
- Tool List: draw knife; rasp (various); skew chisel; 4mm v-chisel; #1, 1mm; #1, 14mm; #3, 3mm #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #5, 14mm; #7, 6mm; #9, 5mm; #11, 2mm
- Level: Advanced
= More Lessons at the Advanced Skill Level =
Funny, I made a set of these chairs almost 1 year ago. Question is, do I watch Mary’s version and see ALL my mistakes. 😉
– Thanks Mary —
Now that IS a dilemma… to watch, or not to watch…