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Source Image: TE_4_1_01_2

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Description

Carving an architectural moulding 2: drafting edges and flattening of top

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Architectural carving  

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The carver has first created smooth drafts along the edge of the block to act as guides during the squaring process.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
Using the point chisel he has then started to square the top surface of the block.

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