Synopses & Reviews
This book, by acclaimed furniture maker Glen Huey, is the ultimate guide to building high-end period furniture. It makes crafting fine furniture accessible to woodworkers of every skill level with complete, easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photos. Among the 20 featured projects are: a Chippendale entertainment center, a Massachusetts high chest, a Federal inlaid table, an 18th-Century cupboard, and a New England bookcase and desk.
FURNITURE FOR THE GENERATIONS
As a woodworker, you've no doubt admired examples of classic furniture. You know, the stuff that makes you go, Wow I wish I could build that. Now you can.
Glen Huey, senior editor at Popular Woodworking magazine, takes you through each and every step of how to build 18th-Century furniture. And when you're done, the projects will last for generations.
Complete plans, cutting lists and step-by-step photos with captions are included with each project. Here are some of the furniture pieces you will learn how to build: Massachusetts Block-Front ChestPennsylvania Chest-on-ChestChippendale Entertainment CenterNew England Chest & Bookcase Townsend Newport High ChestFederal Inlaid TableShaker Small Chest of DrawersMassachusetts High Chest (highboy)