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Publisher Comments:

Ann Lee, founder of the Shaker movement, offered this guidance to her followers, Hands to work and hearts to God. The furniture of the Pleasant Hill community shows her philosophy brought to life in every piece.

With its beauty and simplicity, Shaker furniture has inspired generations of furniture makers like no other style in the world. This book details the construction and design of some rare and never before seen Shaker furniture created in the village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. Painstakingly illustrated with drawings and photos of the furniture, this book reveals the joinery and design secrets that make Shaker furniture timeless. You'll find full-scale details of the joinery and special details about the furniture as well as a charming history of the village of Pleasant Hill.

Synopsis:

7Pleasant Hill Shaker furniture is second to none in it's design and beauty7The featured technical illustrations are works of art that will instruct and inspire the reader like nothing they've seen before7Contains previously unknown facts about Shaker furniture and the Shaker way of lifeWith its beauty and simplicity, Shaker furniture has inspired generations of furniture makers like no other style in the world. This book details the construction and design of some rare and never before seen Shaker furniture created in the village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. Painstakingly illustrated with drawings and photos of the furniture, this book reveals the joinery and design secrets that make Shaker furniture timeless. Readers will find full-scale details of the joinery and special details about the furniture as well as a charming history of the village of Pleasant Hill. Put simply, this is a beautiful book — the exquisite measured drawings and nostalgic photography make it a perfect coffee-table book and an inspiration for woodworkers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558707955
Author:
Pierce, Kerry
Publisher:
Popular Woodworking Books
Photographer:
Parrish, Al
Illustrator:
Pierce, Kevin
Subject:
Woodwork - Furniture/Cabinetry
Subject:
Shakers
Subject:
Furniture making
Subject:
Design - Furniture
Subject:
Furniture
Subject:
Shaker furniture
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Copyright:
Series:
Popular Woodworking
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
12.32x9.34x.71 in. 2.43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 7Pleasant Hill Shaker furniture is second to none in it's design and beauty7The featured technical illustrations are works of art that will instruct and inspire the reader like nothing they've seen before7Contains previously unknown facts about Shaker furniture and the Shaker way of lifeWith its beauty and simplicity, Shaker furniture has inspired generations of furniture makers like no other style in the world. This book details the construction and design of some rare and never before seen Shaker furniture created in the village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. Painstakingly illustrated with drawings and photos of the furniture, this book reveals the joinery and design secrets that make Shaker furniture timeless. Readers will find full-scale details of the joinery and special details about the furniture as well as a charming history of the village of Pleasant Hill. Put simply, this is a beautiful book — the exquisite measured drawings and nostalgic photography make it a perfect coffee-table book and an inspiration for woodworkers.
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