Carved with Love


August 24, 2016

Expired 3.0 5 x
This series about the history of British woodworking concludes by looking at the Middle Ages, a golden era. Sponsored by the monarchy and the church, carvers and carpenters created wonders that still astound us today, from the magnificent roof of Westminster Hall to the Coronation Chair, last used by Elizabeth II but creat...
Episodes 2017

August 10, 2016

3.0 11 x
Thomas Chippendale is the most famous furniture designer the world has ever produced, but what about the man behind the chairs? This episode shows how Chippendale worked his way up from humble roots to working for the nobility, but also how he was ruined by the very aristocrats he created such wonders for.
Episodes 2016

August 17, 2016

Expired 3.0 13 x
Series about great British woodworkers continues by looking at the life and work of Grinling Gibbons. He isn't a household name, but he is the greatest woodcarver the British Isles has ever produced. Working in the aftermath of the Great Fire of London, Gibbons created delightful carved masterpieces for the likes of Charle...
Episodes 2013

3. The Divine Craft of Carpentry

3.0 57 x
A look at British woodwork from the Middle Ages, an era with wonders that still astound.

2. The Glorious Grinling Gibbons

3.0 78 x
Film exploring the work of Grinling Gibbons, the man called the 'Michelangelo of wood'.

1. The Extraordinary Thomas Chippendale

3.0 69 x
How Chippendale was ruined by the aristocrats he created such wonderful furniture for.
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