Easy-to-Make Arts and Crafts Lamps and Shades

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Courier Corporation, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 87 pages
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Fashionable in the early 20th century, Arts and Crafts-style lamps are popular again in the twenty-first century. The elegant simplicity of these useful furnishings will inspire craftworkers to try their hand at the handsome projects described in this instructive manual.
First published nearly a century ago, this step-by-step guide--with measurements for sixteen projects--shows how to turn simple, inexpensive materials into a wide range of beautiful and functional Arts and Crafts projects, among them portable table lamps, reading and piano lamps, a dining room dome, a lantern, a shade for a droplight, and wall-hanging lamps, as well as a newel post lamp, and an electric candle sconce.
Antique collectors, historians of American style, and lovers of vintage furnishings will also find invaluable information in this collection of now-rare lighting fixtures.
 

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John Duncan Adams was a master carpenter and skilled craftsmen who wrote a number of books on the subject including Carpentry for Beginners, Metal Work and Etching, and Arts- Crafts Lamps-How to Make Them.

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