In the Modern Style: Building Furniture Inspired by the 20th-century Tradition

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Taunton Press, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 170 pages
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"The 'retro look' has fuelled an unprecedented appreciation for the modern furniture style of the 20th century. The cutting-edge designs based on simplified forms and technical innovations have become the new classics. 'In the modern style' shows the designs and techniques of 28 artisan furnituremakers. Instructions for 14 imaginative and attractive projects are featured, from beds to computer desks and an entertainment center. In addition, skilled woodworkers share their design strategies and how they executed new techniques including working with curved panels, thick veneer, and a vacuum press. The furniture in this book will inspire anyone who enjoys 20th century design." - back cover.
 

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Contents

Table and Chairs with a Split Personality ComponentBuilt Sideboard
26
A Stylish Credenza Build a Harvest Table
38
Extraordinary Builtms Knockdown Computer Desk
44
John Burchett
50
Mahogany Bedside Table
65
Curved Panels from a Vacuum Veneer Press
73
Entertainment Center in Quartersawn Maple
84
Joinery for Light Sturdy Coffee Table
96
Shelving Plain and Simple
102
Contributors 164
136
Lacewood Writing Desk
142
A BentPlywood Chair Built
150
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