Description - Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays and Hardware by Robert W. Lang
The finest Craftsman furniture featured beautiful inlays of hardwood, burls, pewter, and copper. The lovely inlays add color, lyricism, and graceful flourish to the furniture designed by Gustav Stickley and his associates in the 20th Century Craftsman movement. Stickly Craftsman furniture also featured sturdy, functional and well-proportioned hinges and latches made of wrought iron, brass, and hammered copper. Connoisseurs today regard these superb details as a high point of the Arts and Crafts style.This book is the fourth volume in Robert W. Lang's acclaimed "Shop Drawing" series. The drawings are accurate, complete and fully detailed; they maybe enlarged or reduced as needed. With introductory chapters on history, design, materials, and techniques, this book gives readers complete information for reproducing these signature motifs in their own workshops.
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(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
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Author Biography - Robert W. Lang
Robert W Lang is a cabinetmaker and draftsman and author. He is a contributor to 'Fine Woodworking' and 'Popular Woodworking'. He lives in Heath, Ohio.