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Describes the history, community, and daily life of the early American furniture maker, the types of wood he chose, his shop, tools, techniques, and business affairs.
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Country Furniture is a practical guide to fashioning traditional country furniture by hand, using the techniques of old-time craftsmen.With the help of over 100 extensive, meticulous, and beautiful illustrations, the author provides sample workshop designs, practical tools and equipment advice, and reliable woodworking methods. Along the way he relays some of the fascinating history of country furniture - how it was made as well as interesting information about the furniture makers themselves. Country Furniture is a unique explanation of sought-after techniques. (8 X 10, 288 pages, map, illustrations, diagrams, charts)
Aldren A. Watson (1917-2013) was an illustrator and designer as well as woodworker. He had written and illustrated many magazine articles and books, including The Blacksmith and Country Furniture, published by Norton. He lived and painted in Vermont and New Hampshire until his death in 2013.
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Book Description Plume, 1976. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0452251303