Making Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Furniture: With Measured Drawings of Museum Classics
When the first Pennsylvania Dutch settlers came to America during the latter years of the 18th century, they brought with them superior crafts and skills, especially in furniture making, that set new standards of refinement for American craftsmen. In this lavishly illustrated how-to manual and historical guide, you will not only learn how to make beautiful authentic Pennsylvania Dutch furniture, but you will discover a great deal about the Pennsylvania Dutch themselves - their culture, religion and traditions of craftsmanship.
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Making Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Furniture: With Measured Drawings
John G. Shea
Limited preview - 2012
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