Three Simple Moldings
You can learn to carve without spending a fortune on tools
It’s a small step to go from cutting a mortise to carving a pattern on a molding that will embellish your next project. According to Lee Grindinger, whose portfolio of work includes a number of carved furniture pieces, the same principles apply. He explains three main styles of carved molding — bead and rod, egg and dart, and bead and cowl — and demonstrates the main steps for all three styles.
From Fine Woodworking #143