In the Modern Style: Building Furniture Inspired by the 20th-century Tradition
Taunton Press, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 170 pages
"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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Extraordinary Builtms Knockdown Computer Desk
Mahogany Bedside Table
Curved Panels from a Vacuum Veneer Press
Entertainment Center in Quartersawn Maple
Joinery for Light Sturdy Coffee Table
Shelving Plain and Simple
Lacewood Writing Desk
A BentPlywood Chair Built
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