This big book provides complete working shop drawings for 61 classic furniture pieces. The author, a master cabinetmaker, measured original Craftsman antiques to create these detailed plans. With full perspective views, elevations, sections, details, and cutting lists for each project, this revised collection gives today's woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic, along with all the information needed for workshop success.
Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, Revised Edition is a complete sourcebook of working shop drawings for 61 classic pieces of American furniture. Whether known as Craftsman, Arts & Crafts, or Mission, these sturdy, straightforward and immensely popular designs have graced American homes for more than 100 years. The author, a master cabinetmaker, measured original Craftsman antiques to create these detailed plans. This revised edition is complied from three of his previous books: Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture; Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware; and More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture. Every type of furniture is represented here: from trestle tables, love seats, and nightstands to corner cabinets, rockers, tabourets and more. With perspective views, elevations, sections, details, and cutting lists, this book gives woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic, along with all the information needed for workshop success. A bonus section on inlays and hardware offers original designs that add color, lyricism, and a graceful flourish to ever-popular Craftsman furniture.
|Publisher:||Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Robert W. Lang is executive editor of Popular Woodworking magazine, a contributor to Fine Woodworking, and author of several woodworking books. He studied industrial design at The Ohio State University, and his experience includes building custom furniture and cabinets as well as managing and engineering large architectural millwork projects.