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Double dresser building process by doucette and wolfe furniture makers duration. The book first chronicles and describes the shaker movement and the shaker way of living, worshiping, and working. Their beliefs were reflected in the wellmade furniture of minimalist designs. Shaker furniture is the one truly original american style of furniture. Lee making authentic shaker furniture with measured drawings of museum classics por john g. Shaker furniture can be described as simple, elegant, functional and durable. This splendid book describes and illustrates in detail how the shakers designed, built, and finished their furniture and.
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Its clear crisp lines and singular lightness unite and transcend both traditional and modern settings, and for that reason it has remained a major creative force in our decorative arts heritage for hundreds of years. Stepbystep directions and ample illustrations help you understand the process. Authentic and fully detailed plans for 61 classic pieces fox chapel publishing complete fullperspective views. Instructions and plans for 62 projects by gustav stickley online at alibris. Making authentic shaker furniture is a thorough analysis of the shaker techniques. With measured drawings of museum classics ebook written by john g. The following reading list of books and publications includes books that are out of print and only available through public libraries. Woodworking lathe rolling pins wood working gifts for him. May 05, 1992 making authentic shaker furniture book. Mar 10, 2015 ancient technology of making cabinet furnitures impossible looking dovetail joint duration. Buy making authentic shaker furniture dover woodworking. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read making authentic craftsman furniture. Whether they were farming their land or building furniture, shakers embraced the guiding principles of simplicity, utility and honesty. You can find amish furniture plans online to make your own furniture the same way that the amish woodworkers do.
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I followed many of the principals laid out in the book. With its detailed text as well as over 250 photographs and measured drawings for over 80 classic pieces, it offers woodworkers and furniture enthusiasts a practical guide to the essentials of replicating a broad range of designs long admired for their. Form, function, and furniture, sharon koomler, page 112 this picture from page 60 of making authentic shaker furniture by john shea is one of those sabbathday lake boxes made by brother delmar wilson. If youre interested in shaker furniture its social and historical context or want to reproduce classic shaker designs, this book is for you.
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