Learn to carve the classic Concave Newport Shell. This lesson goes through all the steps of carving the classic concave Newport shell that we see on so many fine pieces of American furniture.
In this highly detailed and practical lesson from a classical woodcarver, you see every step so you can develop your own carving abilities. It's one of those lessons you'll want to watch again and again.
This lesson includes:
Four video episodes in SD resolution totaling 101 minutes running time.
- A printable full size template (1 page)
- A tool list and photo (1 page)
- Written instructions (2 pages)
Consider Using a CastingIt is often very handy having something 3-dimensional in front of you to copy while you carve. Being able to see all the “unknowns” such as depth, subtle cuts, etc. is tremendously helpful. Photos are not always able to show depth, and quite often shadows create a false illusion of shape. I have a casting available for this lesson at My Store on my Cornerstone Creations site.
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You'll get 8 files: 4 printable PDF files and 4 video files.