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Classic American Furniture

Author : Time-Life Books
ISBN : 0809495422
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Discusses the different styles of classic American furniture including American country/colonial, Windsor, Regional, Mission and Shaker, and provides instructions for building classic pieces
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Classic American Furniture

Author : Christopher Schwarz
ISBN : 1440337438
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 33.59 MB
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Provides instructions for building twenty pieces of furniture in the Shaker style, and discusses hand tool and finishing techniques as well as strategies for becoming a better woodworker.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Measured Drawings Of Early American Furniture

Author : Burl Neff Osburn
ISBN : 0486230570
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Construct 29 classic pieces from 150 detailed, measured drawings and photographs. Styles range from early American primitive to relatively sophisticated late 18th- and early 19th-century trends. Chosen pieces represent the work of such masters as Duncan Phyfe, William Savery, John Elliot, Hepplewhite, Goddard, and Sheraton. 32 photos.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

American Furniture Classics

Author : Connie Morningstar
ISBN : UCSD:31822011580222
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Book Of American Windsor Furniture

Author : John Kassay
ISBN : 1558491376
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Introduced from England in the early 1700s, the Windsor style took hold in America first as seating for the well-to-do and later as favorite of the general population. This beautifully illustrated book--by the acclaimed creator of THE BOOK OF SHAKER FURNITURE (1980)--serves as both an introduction to Windsor furniture and a guide for creating reproductions. 211 illustrations.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

American Furniture And Decoration Colonial And Federal

Author : Edward Stratton Holloway
ISBN : 9781447496861
Genre : Architecture
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American Furniture & Decoration Colonial & Federal is Edward Stratton Holloway's illustrated manual on Colonial and Federal furniture and decoration, it was first published in 1928. Holloway was born in Ashland, Greene County, New York in 1859. He attended Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts between 18881 and 1905 and then went on to work as art director for the publisher J. B. Lippincott Co. for 46 years where he wrote a number of books on interior design and antique furniture.
Category: Architecture

American Federal Furniture And Decorative Arts From The Watson Collection

Author : Philip D. Zimmerman
ISBN : 1882650174
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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In the years following the American Revolution innovative designs for furniture and other decorative arts swept throughout the young nation. Based on English and European neoclassical interpretations, the new 'federal' style featured colourful veneers an
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

American Furniture In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Author : Frances Gruber Safford
ISBN : 9781588392336
Genre : Furniture
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The Metropolitan Museum's preeminent collection of early colonial furniture is expertly documented in this long-awaited publication. It covers the full spectrum of furniture forms made during the 17th and early 18th centuries--from chairs and other seating to tables, boxes, various types of chests and cupboards, and desks. Each of the 141 objects is thoroughly described with detailed information on provenance, construction, condition, inscriptions, dimensions, and materials. Photographed anew in color for this volume, each piece is explicated in terms of the styles and craftsmanship of the period and is evaluated in light of comparative pieces in public and private collections throughout the country. One appendix contains photographic details of construction and decorative elements, and another has drawings of joints and moldings.
Category: Furniture

American Furniture In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Author : Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN : 9780870994272
Genre : Art
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Discusses the designs, histories, construction, and woods of a variety of chairs, tables, chests, desks, bookcases, and clocks
Category: Art