Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Period Furniture Details
By (author) Lonnie Bird
Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Period Furniture Details by Lonnie Bird
Book DescriptionThis book expands on the techniques covered in The Complete Illustrated Guide to Shaping Wood which apply specifically to building period furniture. Most of the material presented here was not covered in that book and includes discussion of joinery distinctive to the style as well as the role of these details in period furniture: Casework Techniques; Moldings & Edge Treatments; Carved & Turned Legs; Period Chair Components; Finials & Applied Carvings
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781561585908
(278mm x 235mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Complete Illustrated Guide to Shaping Wood, Paperback (June 2014)
Shape is critical to the ultimate success or failure of a piece of furniture. This book guides the woodworker towards first visualising, then drawing a shape, and then choosing the appropriate tool for creating it. It covers shaping techniques of all kinds, from the simplest ones to more complex bending and carving.
Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking, Paperback (February 2011)View all books by Lonnie Bird
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