Over 250 photographs and measured drawings for over 80 classic Shaker designs: cradle, dry sink, trestle table, lap desk, rocking chair, many more. 262 halftones. 140 black-and-white line illustrations.
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
With something stunning for every room in the home, 13 categories of Shaker projects are offered here, all displayed in full-color photos. Take your choice of a variety of Looking Glasses, Oval Boxes, Sewing Stands, Hanging Candle Sconces, Drying Stands, Canterbury Step Chest, Drop Leaf Table, Dining Chairs, Rocking Chairs, and more. Complete plans, exploded diagrams, and step-by-step photos focus on the original techniques, so that your projects will be more authentically Shaker, in appearance and in spirit.
Richly illustrated guide to Pennsylvania Dutch culture and craftsmanship, including measured drawings for building 50 representative pieces: chairs, tables, desks, many more. 250 illustrations. Bibliography.
DIVIllustrated exploration of principal designs used in North America over past 400 years. 95 measured drawings enable woodworkers to construct for candlestand, pedestal table, rocker, corner cupboard, cradle, armoire, many more. /div
100 different types of Windsor chairs and other furniture. Full-page photos of side chairs, armchairs, comb-backs, writing-arm chairs, babies' high-backs and low chairs, settees, love seats, stools, and tables. Informative text.
Enjoy a stunning photographic tour of warm, comfortable rooms featuring quintessential Shaker furniture. Focus on their clean lines, quality workmanship, and beautiful simplicity, and how these fine designs influenced later furniture makers and craftspeople. "This fine book features page after page of sturdy, practical furnishings...all revealed in detail."--"Country Almanac."