Ornamental Wood Carving for Furniture

Instructor: Norman Pease

This is a 2 day (16 hour) course, and a 5 night (17.5 hour) course.  Topics include how to sharpen and maintain carving tools, work space and safety, design from classical to modern, use of textures, and various techniques to produce carvings.  The students will successfully carve several samples including engraved box front, scalloped shell, acanthus leaves, egg and dart molding, and a cabriole leg with ball and claw foot (Philadelphia school).

Scalloped-shell

Material & tool requirements:

No material or tools are required, however due to the limited number of tools available; students are encouraged to have some, if not all, gouges and knives which will be used.  A  list of what tools will be used will be sent to you at the time of registration.

COST:

$295.00 for weekend classes, and $325.00 for five evening classes.

DATES:

New classes coming soon.  Call for info!