The Tuscan Order of Columns
stands alone from the three main Classical Greek orders of columns: Doric,
Ionic and Corinthian. Tuscan was created by the Etruscans (6th Century
BC). Tuscan was later adopted as a primary order with the addition
of the Composite order bringing the total to 5 orders of columns.
offers Tuscan columns with Tapered or
stylus or shafts. Tapered shafts may have the correct taper or
entasis (ie Taper 2/3rds down the stylus from the top. The last third is
straight ending at the Tuscan Base.
offers Tuscan columns both load bearing and decorative to wrap a load
bearing posts or stand alone engaged against a wall to enhance a
building's facade. Add Tuscan columns to legitimize any modern building.
Tuscan Load Bearing
support the Entablature of a Classical or Modern structure. Larger
diameters can support up to 20,000 lbs without internal supports.
columns can stand alone as a whole column or be specified to be split.
Split Tuscan columns can be engaged or placed against a solid wall or
specified to be split-to-wrap a load bearing steel or wood post.
has a vast selection of Tuscan Columns for commercial, residential, movie,
garden and theatre applications.