Measured Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware

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Carefully detailed, time-tested guides to building Shaker furniture and woodenware.

In harmony with the Shaker spirit, Measured Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware emphasizes simplicity, precision and utility. This book, along with Handberg's Shop Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware, is represented by over 100,000 copies in print and nearly twenty years of service to cabinetmakers and antiques collectors worldwide. These highly respected books have established themselves as an authoritative source. No furniture makers, antique lovers, libraries or museums should be without them.

This book includes careful advice on the selection and drying of wood and provides accurate scale drawings of such sought-after Shaker items as apothecary cupboard, sewing stand, revolving stool, sewing accessories, workstand, high chair, cupboard chest, candlestands, stool dippers, chest of drawers, trestle table footstool, chair finials, work counter, drop leaf table, settee, knobs and pulls, tailoresses' counter, washstands, wall clock, oval boxes and carriers, sewing desk, chairs, lap desk, and more. Over 90 black-and-white drawings

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Carefully detailed, time-tested guides to building Shaker furniture and woodenware

"Ejner Handberg had an eye for some of the best of Shaker design. Both beginning and longtime admirers of Shaker work will find pleasure and instruction in these simple, straightforward pages." -June Sprigg, prolific author of Shaker subjects and formerly Curator of Collections, Hancock Shaker Village, Massachusetts

In harmony with the Shaker spirit, Measured Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware emphasizes simplicity, precision and utility. This book, along with Mr. Handberg's Shop Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware, Volumes 1, 2, and 3, is represented by over 100,000 copies in print and nearly twenty years of service to cabinetmakers and antiques collectors worldwide. These highly respected books have established themselves as an authoritative source. No furniture makers, antique lovers, libraries or museums should be without them.

Measured Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware

This book includes careful advice on the selection and drying of wood and provides accurate scale drawings of such sought-after Shaker items as:

Apothecary cupboard

Sewing Stand

Revolving Stool

Sewing Accessories

Workstand

High Chair

Cupboard Chest

Candlestands

Stool Dippers

Chest of Drawers

Trestle Table Footstool

Chair finials

Work counter Drop leaf table

Settee

Knobs and pulls Tailoresses' counter

Washstands

Wall clock

Oval boxes and carriers

Sewing desk

Chairs Lap desk

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.

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Ejner Handberg (1902-1985) was born in Denmark, emigrated to America, and was a cabinetmaker in Stockbridge, Massachusetts for many years, where he helped design and build Norman Rockwell's studio. He is deceased.

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