Classic New Mexican Furniture: A Handbook of Plans and Building Techniques
The romance of the New Mexican style hyped around the world in recent years is most authentically captured in the unique furniture developed over the centuries by the region's Hispanic carpinteros. Here for the first time are detailed measured drawings anti accompanying photographs which will allow you to re-create thirty distinctive pieces that will be faithful to the originals, all located in Santa Fe museum collections. Instructional photographs and drawings show how to produce nineteen authentic decorative details and embellishments that will help give your work the unmistakable stamp of New Mexican tradition. If you've ever wanted to build a piece of classic New Mexican furniture, one that will last for generations, this book will be a welcome addition to your library.
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