carved ceiling beams

Spanish Style Carved Beamed Ceilings


Comparing the Spanish beamed ceiling with the more familiar French, Flemish, and English examples, we find that the Spanish was almost invariably of pine, and those north of the Pyrenees, of oak. In the latter the art of joinery and molded sections was carried to a nicety. Timber lengths were shortened and carefully dovetailed, mortised, […]

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