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 PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 12 12:36 pm   
Spectator

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Location: Knoxville TN
I need to carve a basket weave pattern on some corbels for a mantle. I have looked all over the net with no luck. I have worked on it and its not to bad but any tips would be of great help.


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 PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 12 3:08 am   
Bench Dog

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Location: New york
Fredrick Wilbur would be a good place to start. I have two of his books which are quite informative and cover just about every aspect of carving, mainly the architectural carving book which covers basket weave. Fred usually responds to e-mail questions.

http://www.frederickwilbur-woodcarver.c ... l-elements

the other links I know nothing about but seem to be basket weave specific.


http://www.billjanney.com/basketweave.html


Apparently basket weave carving is quite popular with the gun sock and pistol grip carvers.

http://lancelarsonstudio.com/tag/basketweave-carving/

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 PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 12 4:59 am   
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You could also do a search for "celtic" as their designs are heavy into basket type weaving.

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