Modern Cabinetwork, Furniture & Fitments: An Account of the Theory & Practice in the Production of All Kinds of Cabinetwork & Furniture, with Chapters on the Growth and Progress of Design and Construction
This account examines the theory and practice of the production of all kinds of cabinetwork and furniture. The superlative line drawings are clear and informative, and the technical aspects remain true to this day. Much of the material gathered here was collected from lectures the author gave, thus making it readable and enjoyable.?
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