Synopses & Reviews
Legendary architects and designers Charles and Henry Greene created a uniquely American style in the Arts & Crafts tradition, and this book combines a detailed understanding of their design aesthetic with specific shop instructions for re-creating their works. Filled with step-by-step instructions, extensive illustrations, and full-color photographs, the book features several full projects for making replica Greene & Greene furniture complete with authentic details such as ebony plugs and splines, waterfall legs, and curved drawer pulls. Showing today's woodworkers precisely how the Greenes achieved their unique designs, ""In the Style of Greene & Greene"" also includes valuable advice on incorporating Arts & Crafts elements into new designs.
Step-by-step instructions and full-color photography on virutally every page walk the reader through how to add Greene and Greene details ... a superb guide for the woodworking artist seeking to hone their command of the craft. --Midwest Book Review
""With attention to detail and beautiful craftsmanship, the complex but lovely projects pay homage to the Greene & Greene style."" --Karen Ellis, ""Library Journal""
About the Author
Darrell Peart is a furniture maker and designer who has worked for commercial furniture companies and high-end custom shops. He is the author of ""Greene & Greene: Design Elements for the Workshop"" and has written articles for ""American Woodworker,"" ""Fine Woodworking,"" ""Home Furniture,"" ""Popular Woodworking,"" ""Today's Woodworker,"" and ""Woodwork."" He lives in Renton, Washington.