Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Period Furniture Details

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Period Furniture Details

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This new paperback expands on the techniques covered in Shaping Wood. It covers joinery relating to 18th-century furniture styles, as well as the demanding techniques required to complete ornate period pieces. Turning and carving, as well as building accurately, are all included in a highly visual format. Over 400 photos and drawings illustrate the methods -- from half-blind dovetails to gooseneck moldings. If you love period details and long to create them, you will want this book.

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Casework techniques Moldings and edge treatments Carved and turned legs Period chair components Finials and applied carvings
Publisher: Newtown, Conn. : Taunton Press, 2003.
ISBN: 9781561585908
Branch Call Number: 684. 104 BIR
Characteristics: 138 p. : chiefly ill. (mainly col.)


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