American Country Furniture: Projects From the Workshops of David T. Smith

American Country Furniture: Projects From the Workshops of David T. Smith

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Ingram Publishing Services
Exploring the history behind country furnishings, this authoritative handbook offers 50 of the most popular projects from the workshops of David T. Smith-a unique collection of craft shops that create reproductions of antique artifacts. Offering a short narrative explaining how each piece of furniture evolved and was used in the past, each project includes detailed drawings, a materials list, and comprehensive instructions for assembly. Informative and well-researched, this remarkable reference shares guidelines for constructing historic fixtures such as a trestle table, a pencil-post bed, a ladder-back chair, or a whale shelf. Helpful photographs are included to demonstrate specialized techniques and skills, such as routing dovetails and raising panels.Nick Engler is the founder of Hands On! magazine and writes articles for Fine Woodworking and American Woodworker. He has published 48 books on woodworking, including the Workshop Companion series. Mary Jane Favorite is a folk artist, a woodworking designer, and an illustrator. She has contributed hundreds of her furniture designs to various woodworking books and magazines and is the coauthor of 50 Storage Projects for the Home and Country Woodworking. They both live in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Fifty step-by-step projects for popular furniture projects from master craftsmen, including a dry sink, harvest table, Shaker candlestand, pie safe, ladder-back chair, and more. Build David T. Smith's most popular furniture reproductions. Includes common woodworking techniques.

Independent Publishing Group

Exploring the history behind country furnishings, this authoritative handbook offers 50 of the most popular projects from the workshops of David T. Smith—a unique collection of craft shops that create reproductions of antique artifacts. Offering a short narrative explaining how each piece of furniture evolved and was used in the past, each project includes detailed drawings, a materials list, and comprehensive instructions for assembly. Informative and well-researched, this remarkable reference shares guidelines for constructing historic fixtures such as a trestle table, a pencil-post bed, a ladder-back chair, or a whale shelf. Helpful photographs are included to demonstrate specialized techniques and skills, such as routing dovetails and raising panels.



Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc.
Exploring the history behind country furnishings, this authoritative handbook offers 50 of the most popular projects from the workshops of David T. Smith-a unique collection of craft shops that create reproductions of antique artifacts. Offering a short narrative explaining how each piece of furniture evolved and was used in the past, each project includes detailed drawings, a materials list, and comprehensive instructions for assembly. Informative and well-researched, this remarkable reference shares guidelines for constructing historic fixtures such as a trestle table, a pencil-post bed, a ladder-back chair, or a whale shelf. Helpful photographs are included to demonstrate specialized techniques and skills, such as routing dovetails and raising panels.Nick Engler is the founder of Hands On! magazine and writes articles for Fine Woodworking and American Woodworker. He has published 48 books on woodworking, including the Workshop Companion series. Mary Jane Favorite is a folk artist, a woodworking designer, and an illustrator. She has contributed hundreds of her furniture designs to various woodworking books and magazines and is the coauthor of 50 Storage Projects for the Home and Country Woodworking. They both live in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Fifty step-by-step projects for popular furniture projects from master craftsmen, including a dry sink, harvest table, Shaker candlestand, pie safe, ladder-back chair, and more. Build David T. Smith's most popular furniture reproductions. Includes common woodworking techniques.

Publisher: East Petersburg, PA : Fox Chapel Publishing, c2009
ISBN: 9781565234321
Characteristics: 327 p ; ;23 cm
Additional Contributors: Favorite, Mary Jane

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