Definition of ovolo in English:
noun (plural ovoli-ˌlī)Architecture
A rounded convex molding, in cross section a quarter of a circle or ellipse.
- The rebate would have been cut with a moving or standing fillister and the ovolo cut with a moulding plane that might well have also been used in other more general purpose joinery.
- The plane is a Grecian ovolo with bead and is designed to cut a one-inch wide profile in half-inch thick stock.
- The components of the sash frame were molded using two separate planes, one to cut the glass rabbet and another to stick the decorative molding which was most frequently a common ovolo.
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