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Description

Carving an architectural moulding 13: rough shaping of the moulding

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Architectural carving  

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
Strips of flat chiseling have been carved into the roughed-out surface here to mark of the curve of the moulding. These will then as guides for the carver moving along the moulding. A template can be used at this stage to check that the curvature of this moulding is right.

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