Constructing Medieval Furniture: Plans and Instructions with Historical Notes
Plans for constructing 16 pieces based on careful study and measurement of rare originals from 1100-1500. Includes a bench, chair, table, chest, bed, door, wine cabinet, candlestand, and cradle.
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An interesting book. If you are a woodworker looking to make something from this, it's better than nothing, but treat the plans with great care. Some of the measurements are off and, for example, the ... Read full review
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ambry angle areas assembly attach back board back panels band bar clamps bend bolt bottom rails C-clamp cabinet canvas carrying timber carving central candle holder chair chamfer chest column CONSTRUCTION NOTES coping saw corner posts cradle cross braces cut the tenons desk detail door boards drawings drawknife drill pilot holes drip tray egg tempera end panels ENGLISH HERITAGE excess wood feet finished forged nails gesso Glastonbury chair Haddon Hall hasp hinge inch 13mm inch 25mm inch 6mm joints latch lintel lock plates mandrel Mark the location materials list medieval metal molding mortise and tenon Mount Grace Priory mullions NUMBER OF PIECES original outer paint rabbets reciprocal saw rivet round seat and back seat supports shaft shape shown side panels side rails sill plate slightly slot snugly square straps support posts surface swing pin THICKNESS WIDTH LENGTH top and bottom top rail weld