Making Authentic Shaker Furniture

Author: John G. Shea
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486138976
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Over 250 photographs and measured drawings for over 80 classic Shaker designs: cradle, dry sink, trestle table, lap desk, rocking chair, many more. 262 halftones. 140 black-and-white line illustrations.

The Book Of Shaker Furniture

Author: John Kassay
Editor: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9780870232756
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A comprehensive, amply illustrated guide illustrates the simple, functional furniture style developed during the Shaker movement--a successful experiment in communitarian living--and traces its evolution from the Colonial styles of New York and New England

Masterpieces Of Shaker Furniture

Author: Edward Deming Andrews
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486407241
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Fascinating discussions of sect's origins, villages, and religious faith accompany 83 photographs of Shaker chairs, dining tables, chests, storage cabinets, wash stands and sinks, desks, and many other fine examples of the sect's handiwork.

Shaker Furniture

Author: Edward D. and Faith Andrews
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486144232
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DIVDefinitive work. 48 plates show tables, chairs, benches, room, arrangements, interior decor of American sect. /div

Pleasant Hill Shaker Furniture

Author: Kerry Pierce
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440317631
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Ann Lee, founder of the Shaker movement, offered this guidance to her followers, "Hands to work and hearts to God". The furniture of the Pleasant Hill community shows her philosophy brought to life in every piece. With its beauty and simplicity, Shaker furniture has inspired generations of furniture makers like no other style in the world. This book details the construction and design of some rare and never before seen Shaker furniture created in the village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. Painstakingly illustrated with drawings and photos of the furniture, this book reveals the joinery and design secrets that make Shaker furniture timeless. You'll find full-scale details of the joinery and special details about the furniture as well as a charming history of the village of Pleasant Hill.

How To Build Shaker Furniture

Author: Tom Moser
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440313083
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The Shakers produced many incredible furniture objects that we continue to venerate today. For the woodworker the fascination is often rooted in the essential simplicity of the work. Interest in Shaker design is as strong today as it was when the first edition of this book was published in 1977, possibly stronger. This ongoing interest is the direct result of the inherent beauty of Shaker design—beauty that stems not only from form, but from superb workmanship, a commitment to utility and a total understanding of material.

Shaker Furniture The Craftsmanship Of An American Communal Sect

Author: Edward Andrews
Editor: Rimbault Press
ISBN: 1445510987
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This early work is a fascinating read for amateur and professional antiquarians, thoroughly recommended for use as a reference on shaker furniture. Forty-seven full page plates with descriptions follow a lengthy introduction on all aspects of Shaker craftsmanship. Contents Include: Preface; Shaker Chronology; Introduction - Shaker Craftsmanship, Its Cultural background; Shaker Furniture, Its Essential Character; the Craftsmen of the Sect; Shaker Houses and Shops; Conclusion; The Plates - Descriptions; Tables, Chairs and Benches; Stands; Case-Furniture; Sewing Stands; Writing-Desks; Beds and Cots; Clocks; Oval Boxes, Small Cabinetwork and Woodenware; Shop Furniture; Appendices - The Shaker Chair Industry; Notes on Benjamin and Isaac Youngs, Shaker Clockmakers; Notes on Construction, Materials and Finishes; Bibliography; and Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Shaker Furniture

Author: Timothy D. Rieman
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN:
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From the eighteenth century onward, the Shakers have been dedicated to a simple, communal lifestyle outside of society. Their furniture was beautiful in its simplicity and functionality. 300 historical and modern photos provide a visual tour of the masterpieces of Shaker furniture and an introduction to the faithful artisans who produced them. This book will be a treasure for all who enjoy, own, and create handmade furniture.

Encyclopedia Of Shaker Furniture

Author: Timothy D. Rieman
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN:
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This book documents Shaker furniture from communities in New England, Ohio, and Kentucky throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Free-standing tables, chairs, desks, boxes, and case clocks and built-in cupboards and cases of drawers are included. The text provides a detailed account of Shaker history, culture, and religion. Further, it examines Shaker design and tools, reporting new research on the Shaker color palette.

The Shaker Furniture Handbook

Author: Timothy D. Rieman
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764320019
Size: 14,31 MB
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This is the perfect introduction to Shaker furniture design.This concise book surveys distinctive furniture styles produced during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Shaker communities of New England, Kentucky, and Ohio, with over 130 beautiful full color images. Free-standing tables, chairs, boxes, desks, built-in cupboards, and cases of drawers are shown. The text provides an introduction to nearly twenty Shaker communities, their known cabinetmakers, identifiable traits of furniture designs unique to specific Shaker communites, and the characteristic colorful paints and stains used to finish them.