In the Modern Style
Building Furniture Inspired by the 20th Century Tradition
By (author) "Fine Woodworking" Magazine
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In the Modern Style by Fine Woodworking Magazine
Book DescriptionThe "retro-look" has fuelled an unprecedented appreciation for the modern furniture styles of the 20th century. The cutting-edge styles based on simplified forms and technical innovations have become the new classics. This book shows the designs and functions of 28 artisan furniture-makers with instructions for imaginative and attractive projects that you can make: Style & Design: introducing the historical background to the century's styles: Functional, Abstract, Modernist, Built-in fashions. Projects & techniques: including complete instructions for 14 projects from an Entertainment Centre to Knockdown Computer Desk that you can make yourself. Inspiration: an in-depth look at 11 items of finely crafted modern furniture, using Lacewood, Elm, Cherry, Pearwood and Bent-Plywood. * Skilled woodworkers share their design strategies and how they executed new techniques including working with curved panels, thick veneer and a vacuum press. The furniture in this book will inspire anyone who enjoys 20th century design. * In beautiful full colour throughout, with over 260 colour illustrations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781561585816
(270mm x 216mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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