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Measured Drawings of 18th Century American Furniture – Ejner Handberg

Measured Drawings of 18th Century American Furniture – Ejner Handberg

Measured Drawings of 18th Century American Furniture
Ejner Handberg
Type: eBook
Released: 1993
Page Count: 67
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0936399465
ISBN-13: 9780936399461
From the Back Cover A carefully detailed guide to fine eighteenth century American furniture "In this the last work of Ejner Handberg, you'll find primarily non-urban examples of New England furniture. These pieces are typical of what prosperous citizens of a budding new nation had in their homes far from the din of city life. As in his previous books on Shaker furniture, Ejner has undertaken the exacting task of making measured drawings to enable you to make accurate reproductions. It's up to you to do the rest." -From the foreword by Paul Kleinwald In addition to his lifelong appreciation of Shaker furniture and artifacts, Ejner Handberg devoted much study to American furniture of the eighteenth century. His book of detailed drawings of beautiful New England pieces is a companion to this famous Measured Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware. Newly reprinted and supplemented by a foreword by Paul Kleinwald, this book is of enduring interest to furniture makers, antiques lovers, libraries, and museums. Measured Drawings of Eighteenth Century American Furniture and Woodenware This book includes careful advice on the selection and drying of wood and provides accurate scale drawings of such pieces as: Mahogany Tall Case Clock Cherry Slant-Front Desk Cherry Lowboy Butterfly Table Dresser and Mirror Tambour Desk Windsor Chair with Writing Arm Cherry Tip-top Table Pine Chest Cherry Bonnet Top Highboy Cherry Chest Maple Candlestand Continuous Arm Windsor Chair Cherry Desk and Bookcase Gate-leg Dining Table Cherry Chest on Chest Chest with Two Drawers Below Maple Highboy Cherry Chest of Drawers Ejner Handberg (1902-1985) was born in Denmark, emigrated to America, and for many years was a cabinetmaker in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where he helped design and build Norman Rockwell's studio. Paul Kleinwald is a highly regarded restorer of antiques. He and his wife, Susan, are dealers in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, specializing in American and European furnishings of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.. Download Measured Drawings of 18th Century American Furniture – Ejner Handberg PDF free

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