Making Authentic Shaker Furniture: With Measured Drawings of Museum Classics

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1992 - Crafts & Hobbies - 208 pages
Explains, illustrates criteria and techniques used by the Shakers to design, construct and finish the furniture and crafts for which they are admired. Over 250 photographs and measured drawings for over 80 classic designs, ranging from a sugar scoop to a peg-leg footstool to a Harvard trestle table. 262 halftones. 140 black-and-white line illustrations.
 

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Contents

SHAKER CREED CUSTOMS COLONIZATION AND INDUSTRIES
1
SHAKER FURNITURE DESIGN
31
SHAKER FURNITURE CONSTRUCTION
63
SHAKER FURNITURE FINISHING
93
SHAKER SMALLCRAFT with MuseumMeasured Drawings
99
SHAKER UTILITY DESIGNS with MuseumMeasured Drawings
113
SHAKER FURNITURE CLASSICS
145
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