Synopses & Reviews
Everyone loves the beauty and serenity of Stickley Craftsman interiors. This is the first and only comprehensive book of shop drawings for woodwrokers, carpernters, decorators, and homeowneers who wish to create or renovate interiors in the Craftsman style. Includes perspective views plus detailed, fully dimensioned construction drawings for: *Original Craftsman-style kitchen cabinets *Kitchens for modern appliances *Bedrooms closets and windo seats *His-and- hers bathroom cabinets *Doors, casement windows *Casings, baseboard, door and window trim *Crown molding, picture rail, chair rail *Wall paneling, wainscoting, beams *Dining-room pass-throughs *Built-in cabinets, bookcases, sideboards *Living-room cabinets for home-theater gear *Window and stairwell seats *Staircase detailing and trim *Fireplace surrounds and cozy nooks Robrt W. Lang is a cabinetmaker and draftsman. He is the author of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, and MORE Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, both published by Cambium Press.
Featuring detailed working shop drawings, this book guides carpenters and woodworkers who wish to repair or replace original Craftsman or Craftsman-style designs in homes, cottages, or bungalows. Structural and interior details are tailored to modern standards, techniques, and materials. Explained are how the detailing was originally accomplished by Gustav Stickley early in the 20th century, as well as how woodworkers can fit contemporary hardware, sinks, and appliances into cabinetry featured in the book. Included are working shop drawings for kitchen and bathroom cabinets, closet and passage door details, crown moldings, chair railing, wall paneling and wainscoting, staircase designs, window seats, door trim, built-in dining nooks, and porches.
Featuring detailed working shop drawings, this book guides carpenters and woodworkers who wish to repair or replace original Craftsman or Craftsman-style designs in homes, cottages, or bungalows.
Everyone loves the Craftsman style, serene interiors featuring perfectly proportioned furniture, woodwork and built-ins. Here are complete working shop drawings for Craftsman interiors developed from original Gustav Stickley architectural designs. Introductory texts focus on design, materials, construction, installation, and finishing. Fully dimensioned construction drawings show builders everything they need to reproduce and install these interiors. Featured projects include a perspective view along with elevations, sections, and details. The book includes: - Moldings and trim: crowns, baseboards, chair rail, door and window casing, picture rail, beams, wainscot. - Doors and windows: exterior doors, passage doors, doors with lights, French doors, vee-groove and ledger doors, casement windows. - Kitchens: original cabinets adapted to modern standard dimensions, kitchen dresser, pass-through cabinet, frameless cabinets, kitchen nook. - Built-Ins: china cabinets, sideboard, room divider, bookcases, wall paneling with cabinetry. - Bed and bath: closet with seat, medicine cabinets, his-and-hers cabinet. - Fireplace, mantel and stairs: fire surrounds, paneled nooks with seats, fireplace with entertainment center, newels, balusters, tread-anbd-riser details. This book gives the architect, interior designer, builder, woodworker, and furniture maker the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic in an attractive, practical, and durable format.
Learn to repair or replace Craftsman or Craftsman-style designs in homes, cottages, or bungalows. Included are working shop drawings for kitchen and bathroom cabinets, crown moldings, chair railings, wall paneling and wainscoting, and more. This comprehensive book is for decorators, homeowners, carpenters, and woodworkers who wish to create interiors of the iconic Craftsman movement.
About the Author
Robert W. Lang is the author of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture and More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture. He is also a contributor to Fine Woodworking. He lives in Heath, Ohio.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION 8 Historical Context 12 Gustav Stickley's Three Homes 17 The Building Environment 24 Materials 28 Hardware 33 MOLDINGS and TRIM 35 Small Crowns 36 Large Crowns 38 Baseboard 39 Chair Rail 42 Head Casing 44 Picture Rail 45 Paneling 46 Beams 47 Paneled Wainscot with Chair Rail 48 Tall Wainscot with Narrow Panesl 50 Transitions between Rooms 52 Vee-Groove Wall Panels 55 Decorative Ceiling Beams, Built-In Seat 57 Dividing Panels 59 Beaded Wainscot 60 DOORS and WINDOWS 63 Door Anatomy 64 TheTypical Craftsman Door 65 Doors with Wide Rails and Stiles 69 Front Door - 1904 House 70 Exterior Glass Door 71 "True" French Door 73 Passage Doors 75 Simple Craftsman Door 78 Four-Panel Door 79 Vertical Door 80 Ledger Door 81 Ledger Door with Lights 84 Door Jambs 86 Door Trim 89 Casement Windows, In-Opening 96 Casement Windows, Out-Opening 98 CRAFTSMAN KITCHENS 101 Typical Craftsman Kitchen Cabinet 104 Adapted to Modern Standard Dimensions 105 Base Cabinet Anatomy 106 Wall Cabine Anatomy 107 Kitchen Dresser 108 Original Kitchen Cabinet 114 Modern Kitchen Cabinet Details 118 Pass-through Cabinets 121 Sliding Doors 124 Frameless Cabinets in the Craftman Style 125 Cabinet Variations 134 Kitchen Nook 136 BUILT-IN CABINETS 141 China Cabinet 142 Sideboard 149 Room Dividing Panels 154 China Cabinet of 1912 156 Tall China Cabinet 161 Bookcase 164 Built-In Bookcase 169 Bathroom Cabinet 188 BEDROOM and BATHROOM 179 Bedroom: Closets and Storage 180 Bathroom: Medicine Cabinets 185 Bathroom: His-and-Hers Cabinets 186 Bathroom Cabinet 188 FIREPLACE, MANTEL and STAIRS 191 Fireplace Surround 192 Fireplace Nook 195 Fireplace Nook With Angled Seat-back 199 Fireplace with Bookcases 203 Fireplace with Flanking Cabinets 207 Fireplace with Entertainment Center 209 Stairs with Flat Balusters 214 Stairs with Simple Newel 216 Stairs with Square Baluster 218 Stairs: Tread and Riser 219 FURTHER READING 221 INDEX 222