CLASSIC-AMERICAN-FURNITURE

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Classic American Furniture

Author : Time-Life Books
ISBN : 0809495422
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 41.89 MB
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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 : 68.31 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

The Book Of American Windsor Furniture

Author : John Kassay
ISBN : 1558491376
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 23.58 MB
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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

Traditional American Rooms Winterthur Style Sourcebook

Author : Brent Hull
ISBN : 9781607650355
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 41.80 MB
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An ideal sourcebook for architects, woodworkers, and homeowners, this beautiful reference showcases the stunning architectural details of the Winterthur Museum. This guided tour explores 33 rooms from the Georgian and Federal periods with stunning photography, architectural terms, detailed drawings, and fascinating commentary.
Category: House & Home

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

Traditional Country Furniture

Author : Popular Woodworking
ISBN : 9781440329852
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Country Furniture That Says Quality! Country furniture styles convey a sense of simple comfort and the warmth of hearth and home. While some country furniture can be rustic, the pieces included in Traditional Country Furniture are of quality construction and design, drawing from the best of traditional American furniture styles. Each furniture piece includes step-by-step photos and instructions, with a variety of skill levels represented. Projects include: • Kentucky sideboard • Blanket chest • Country wall shelf • Tavern table • Burlington Farmer's Desk • Drop-leaf kitchen table • Tall clock • and more!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Inspiration Of Classical Antiquity On American Furniture

Author : Charles Nagel
ISBN : 1447444620
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 76.90 MB
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This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Oh To Be A Decorator

Author : Janice W. Hughes
ISBN : 9781426948244
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The book is about the highlights of a young Janice growing up in Alabama during the sixties. The book describes her family and tells of the outings, such as boating trips up and down the river. Her father became very wealthy and the family had several homes as a result of his success. The author describes the dcor as a child. Others believe the home and surroundings influenced her. She describes her grandmother as well as her aunt, and how important they were to her. She mentions family gatherings during the holidays. The author tells of her Downs Syndrome brother, and marries at an early age and becomes a teen mother. The author had a few professions before discovering she had the desire to become a decorator. The book tells of her and her husband owning and operating a furniture business. Oh, To Be A Decorator is a delightful story about family, decorating, and surroundings.
Category: Biography & Autobiography