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Carving a Simple Leaf Appliqué

This lesson shows how to carve and shape a simple leaf in mahogany. This was cut out with a scroll saw and applied to a backer board for easier carving.

2017-05-22T21:43:44-04:00 September 3rd, 2014|

Carving a Simple Fleur-De-Lis Applique – Episode 2

This episode shows how to carve the similar ends of the design, each with the grain going in a different direction. This really shows the importance of thinking about grain direction before starting to carve - especially in a symmetrical design.

2017-04-09T00:27:55-04:00 August 27th, 2014|

Carving a Simple Fleur De Lis Applique

This lesson shows how to carve a simple Fleur-De-Lis in relief on a square plaque with lowered background. Both ends of the design are similar but the grain is going in a different direction for each. This lesson really shows the importance of thinking about grain direction before starting to carve, especially in a symmetrical design.

2017-07-03T16:53:29-04:00 August 20th, 2014|

Carving a Large Sunburst – Episode 1

This episode shows how to carve the concave, "c" shaped, radial sections and the half-round detail at the edge of the sunburst, mainly focusing on those going with the grain.

2017-03-28T12:46:00-04:00 August 6th, 2014|