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Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture: Authentic and Fully Detailed Plans for 57 Classic Pieces

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Synopsis:

Here is a complete sourcebook of working shop drawings for 57 classic pieces of American furniture. Whether you know it as Craftsman, Arts & Crafts, or Mission, these sturdy, straightforward and immensely popular designs have graced our homes for more than 100 years. Originally designed by Gutav Stickley and his associates in the Arts & Crafts movement, these new drawings have been carefully checked against original catalogs and antiques. With perspective views, elevations, sections, details, and cutting lists, this book gives woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic along with all the information needed for workshop success.

Bonus section: Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays and Hardware: original designs by Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis. These lovely inlays added color, lyricism and a graceful flourish to ever-popular Craftsman furniture.

 

About the Author

Robert W Lang is the author of the Complete Kitchen Cabinetmaker. He is a senior editor at Popular Woodworking magazine.

Table of Contents

Introduction:

The Story of Craftsman Furniture

Interpreting the Drawings

Materials and Hardware

Woodworking Techniques

Construction techniques

Upholstery

Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis

Inlay Materials and Techniques

Hardware

Ch 1: Living Room:

Tabouret

Prairie Sofa

Prairie Chair

Table with Open Bookcase

Plant Stand

Bookcase (2)

Morris Chair

Occasional Table

Bow-Arm Morris Chair

Eastwood Easy Chair

Love Seat/Settle

Rocking Chair

Footstool

Small Settle

Ch 2: Dining Room:

Trestle Table

Limbert Octagonal Table

Round Extension Table

Side Chair (2)

Arm Chair (2)

Sideboard (3)

China Cabinet (2)

Gate-Leg Table

Hexagonal Table

Large Trestle Table

Glass Corner Cabinet

Limbert Console Table

Serving Table

Harvey Ellis China Cabinet

Wall Mirror

Ch 3: Foyer, Library and Den:

Settle (2)

Library Table (2)

Drop-Front Desk

Desk with Two Drawers

Roycroft Book Stand

Bookrack with Keyed Tenons

Open Bookcase

Harvey Ellis Magazine Stand

Drop-Front Ladies Desk

Desk with Bookcase Ends

Library Table with Two Drawers

Limbert Lamp Table

Ch 4: Bedroom:

Ellis Queen-Size Bed

Nightstand (2)

Wardrobe

Bureau

Dresser with Mirror

Stickley Queen-Size Bed

Limbert Vanity Table with Mirror

Ch 5: Craftsman Inlays

Ch 6: Stickley Brothers Inlays

Ch 7: Craftsman Hardware. Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565237384
Subtitle:
Authentic and Fully Detailed Plans for 57 Classic Pieces
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Author:
Lang, Robert W.
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20120901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 bandw line drawings
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » World History » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Furniture » Making
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Woodworking
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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Here is a complete sourcebook of working shop drawings for 57 classic pieces of American furniture. Whether you know it as Craftsman, Arts & Crafts, or Mission, these sturdy, straightforward and immensely popular designs have graced our homes for more than 100 years. Originally designed by Gutav Stickley and his associates in the Arts & Crafts movement, these new drawings have been carefully checked against original catalogs and antiques. With perspective views, elevations, sections, details, and cutting lists, this book gives woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic along with all the information needed for workshop success.

Bonus section: Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays and Hardware: original designs by Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis. These lovely inlays added color, lyricism and a graceful flourish to ever-popular Craftsman furniture.

 

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