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Tips & Tricks to Gothic Geometry

by Joe Chiffriller, New York Carver Publications

  • Recommended for: teachers, students, designers, craftspeople, reeanactors, hobbyists, and those
    who love Gothic design.
  • Over 30 pages of diagrams, full-color photos,
    step-by-step instructions, and dozens of links
    to further resources on the Web.

Now build your own masterpieces
from Gothic designs YOU create.

Trifoil window tracery
" I have finally finished my window project
and used the geometry in the book to set
out the tracery
in the centre pane
... thanks again " - Alan T, U.K.

  • Make your own plans for medieval Gothic tracery -
    including trefoils, quatrefoils, cinquefoils, hexafoils
    and more.
  • Set out arches typical of the medieval period -
    Tudor, Lancet, Elliptical, Ogee, Equilateral.
  • Design Gothic moldings.
  • Construct your own Rose Windows.
  • Read thumbnail histories behind the when, where
    and how of Gothic design.
  • Follow links to further resources on the Web.

About the author: Joe Chiffriller — the stone carver behind New York Carver — holds certification in stone masonry and design from City & Guilds of London Institute and apprenticed at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York.

Tips & Tricks to Gothic Geometry E-Book

  • Downloadable Adobe Acrobat (PDF) File.
    File size: 1.7 MB........$10.95


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