Carve a Ball and Claw Foot with Phil Lowe

 

Carve a Ball and Claw Foot with Phil Lowe

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Making a hallmark of 18th-century furniture

The ball-and-claw foot, combined with the cabriole leg, is a hallmark of 18th-century furniture. Here, Phil Lowe shows you how to design and carve the version made popular in Colonial Philadelphia.

You will learn about:

•The history of the cabriole leg
• making leg-profile patterns
• refining the shapes with spokeshaves, rasps and files
• laying out the ball and claw on the foot of the blank
• rough-carving with straight and spoon gouges
• sharpening carving tools
• rounding out the legs scraping and varnishing

 

 

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