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Encyclopedia of Furniture Making

By Ernest Joyce

Great Britain: Sterling Pub Co Inc, 1987. 505 pages plus index and appendix. It's been the number-one book on the subject for most of the 20th century; the encyclopedia with the latest information on the tools, techniques, and processes. This thorough...edition introduces furniture construction, design, and restoration. Choice color photographs accent...abundant black-and-white photographs and drawings...an invaluable reference.. 3rd. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$16.30

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Interiors: Cabinets, Moldings and Built-Ins for Every Room in the Home (Shop Drawings series)
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Shop Drawings for Craftsman Interiors: Cabinets, Moldings and Built-Ins for Every Room in the Home (Shop Drawings series)

By Robert Lang

United States of America: Cambium Press, 2003. 2nd printing. 221 pages plus index. Featuring detailed working shop drawings, this book guides carpenters and woodworkers who wish to repair or replace original Craftsman or Craftsman-style designs in homes, cottages, or bungalows. Structural and interior details are tailored to modern standards, techniques, and materials. Explained are how the detailing was originally accomplished by Gustav Stickley early in the 20th century, as well as how woodworkers can fit contemporary hardware, sinks, and appliances into cabinetry featured in the book. Included are working shop drawings for kitchen and bathroom cabinets, closet and passage door details, crown moldings, chair railing, wall paneling and wainscoting, staircase designs, window seats, door trim, built-in dining nooks, and porches.. By Author. 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$9.65

Furniture By Design: Lessons in Craftmanship from a Master Woodworker
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Furniture By Design: Lessons in Craftmanship from a Master Woodworker

By Graham Blackburn

United States of America: The Lyons Press, 2002. 135 pages plus index. Teaches design concepts to woodworkers through specific building projects. The projects show how the designs originate and take shape, giving the builder the freedom to eventually build with or without plans. Each piece of furniture presented is illustrated with detailed line drawings, and the final product is pictured in a color photograph. Each project exemplifies a different lesson in design; lessons include underlying construction principles, contemporary design, designing to a need, unusual requirements, and exploring different mindsets in terms of style and construction. . 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$5.32

Wood engineering handbook (Spectrum Book)

By US FOREST PRODUCTS

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982. Large hardcover 3 ring binder. The chapters are divided with index tabs. There are 22 chapters with multiple sub-units. plus a glassary and index chapter at the end of manual. This is the seventh printing 1982 with many updates to the industry. Very good without any marks, tears, or other damage. Large and heavy.. 7th. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$29.93

The Caner's Handbook: A Descriptive Guide With Step-By-Step Photographs for Restoring Cane, Rush, Splint, Danish Cord, Rawhide and Wicker Furniture
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The Caner's Handbook: A Descriptive Guide With Step-By-Step Photographs for Restoring Cane, Rush, Splint, Danish Cord, Rawhide and Wicker Furniture

By Bruce W. Miller; Jim Widess

China: Lark Books, 1991. reprint. 136 pages plus index and bibliography. black and white photographs. Give life to old cane furniture as well as weaving seats and backs for new pieces. Traditional techniques and new shortcuts make caning with wicker, rattan, raw-hide, and other materials easy. Useful charts detail how much fiber to buy and what standard lengths are available. “An excellent purchase for any size library.”—Library Journal. . 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$6.65

Complete Metalworking Manual

By R. H. Cooley

United States of America: Arco Publishing, 1976. 5th printing. 280 pages plus index. An illustrated introduction to the methods, materials, and equipment of metalworking, including descriptions of drilling, grinding, planing, and welding. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$9.98

Tools Rare and Ingenious: Celebrating the World's Most Amazing Tools
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Tools Rare and Ingenious: Celebrating the World's Most Amazing Tools

By Sandor Nagyszalanczy

United States of America: Taunton Press, 2004. 210 pages with full-color photographs. Over the centuries, craftsmen have transformed humble objects-drills, saws, planes, and levels-into works of art. This new title expands on Sandor Nagyszalanczy's acclaimed The Art of Fine Tools by offering a world tour of objects that rarely leave the private vaults of collectors. A visual feast of the finest and most beautifully crafted vintage tools ever made, Tools offers engaging facts about their history, function, and manufacture. Collectors and craftsmen will relish the depth of historical and technical information that accompanies each of the over 400 color photographs. Anyone who has ever held a hammer or a saw will marvel at these masterpieces of art and utility.. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$9.65

The Shaker Legacy: Perspectives on an Enduring Furniture Style
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The Shaker Legacy: Perspectives on an Enduring Furniture Style

By Chris Becksvoort

United States of America: Taunton Press, 1998. 225 pages. full color photographs. Solid construction and honest functionality make Shaker furniture one of the most popular and timeless design categories. Based on extensive research and personal experience with the last working Shaker community in Maine, this book traces the roots of Shaker design to Shaker belief, which inspired the clean lines, careful craftsmanship, and signature details that define the style. The author also discusses the less known Victorian period of Shaker design and shows how this style has influenced subsequent ones. A bibliography, glossary, and index are included.. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$16.30

Relief Carving In Wood: A Practical Introduction
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Relief Carving In Wood: A Practical Introduction

By Chris Pye

Singapore: Guild of Master Craftsman, 1999. reprint. 151 pages plus index, glossary, and resource page. Within this full-color tutorial that outlines the entire carving process, beginners will find guidance on setting up a workplace; choosing and using tools and materials; even what to do if things go wrong. Suggestions for “next steps” include more advanced techniques and advice on designing projects.. 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$16.30

Modern Carpentry and Joinery

By Hodgson, Fred T

Chicago: Frederick J. Drake & Co., 1916. Original hardcover edition. Vol II, Advanced Series. being a compilation of the Very Best Things and most Modern and Practical Methods Known in the Arts of Carpentry and Joinery. Over 400 Practical Illustrations. 402pp including index. . 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Crafts.

$43.23

The Woodwright's Eclectic Workshop

By Roy Underhill

United States of America: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991. 230 pages plus index and sources. black and white photographs. Roy returns now with his fourth book, The Woodwright's Eclectic Workshop. It features step-by-step instructions for many projects featured on the television series in recent years, including such popular projects as the Adirondack chair, tavern table, folding ladder, rocking horse, lathe, and kayak. All projects are illustrated with photographs and measured drawings. The book also includes colorful descriptions of what it was like to be a tradesperson who made a living by hand, working with the tools and methods Roy describes on television and in his books: carpenters, joiners, wheelwright, millwrights, chairmakers, and blacksmiths. As Roy puts it, he wants to examine 'the old paths in the way that they were originally taken: not as adventuresome recreations but a profession that put food on the table and clothes on the kids.'. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$12.31

The Fine Art of Cabinetmaking
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The Fine Art of Cabinetmaking

By James Krenov

New York: Sterling Pub Co Inc, 2004. Near Fine/As New Condition, black and white illustrations on glossy stock paper, 192pp including index. Sharing his legendary techniques for coopered doors, doweling, dovetail joints, frame-and-panel work, and other cabinetry details, master craftsman Krenov shows how to shape wood the way it was meant to be shaped. He elevates cabinetry to a true art. Beginning with the most essential part of cabinetryselecting and preparing woodhe shares his beliefs about respecting the integrity of the material, and how grain and color will enhance the design. Krenov then demonstrates the first-rate execution and flawless finished surfaces that are the hallmark of his craft, and can be for any woodworker. Photos throughout show his workshop, and provide a close-up look at the details of cabinetmaking.. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$8.32

Modern Practical Joinery
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Modern Practical Joinery

By George Ellis

Fresno, CA.: Linden Publishing, 1987. Near Fine/As New condition, 486pp including index, A classic treatise on the practice of joiners' work by hand and machine. ""A gold mine for woodworkers, architects, and preservationists."" -- Old House Journal. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$9.65

Carving Classical Styles in Wood
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Carving Classical Styles in Wood

By Frederick Wilbur

East Sussex: Guild of Master Craftsman, 2004. Near Fine/As New condition, color illustrations on glossy stock paper, 173pp including index, metric conversion table. Join an expert craftsman on a full-color journey to see how classical motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance, and Neoclassical periods; and learn how to add exquisite period details to all your woodworking projects, too. Detailed carving instructions help you incorporate relief panels, bands, foliage, tablets, escutcheons, scrolls, cartouches, fans, sunbursts, shells, keystones, and finials into your own work. A final project chapter offers easy-to-follow examples of these elements brought together in the making of chests, benches, cabinets, and mirror frames. Plenty of photographs, practical guidance, and fascinating historical commentary will inspire woodworkers and interest students of art and those curious about the development of ornamental styles.. Inscribed & Signed. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$8.32

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture: 27 Stickley Designs for Every Room in the Home (Shop Drawings series)
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Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture: 27 Stickley Designs for Every Room in the Home (Shop Drawings series)

By Robert Lang

Bethel, Ct.: Fox Chapel Publishing, 2001. Near Fine/As New condition, detailed illustrations, 144pp including Index, Accurate shop drawings of Stickley Craftsman furniture taken from actual antique pieces, with materials lists. Projects included: Morris chairs, chests of drawers, wall shelves, bookcases, sideboards, dining tables, occasional tables, beds, side chairs, and rockers.. By Author. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$9.65

Glen Huey's Illustrated Guide to Building Period Furniture: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide (Popular Woodworking)
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Glen Huey's Illustrated Guide to Building Period Furniture: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide (Popular Woodworking)

By Glen Huey

Cinncinatti, OH: Popular Woodworking Books, 2006. Near Fine/As New condition, 127pp including index, spiral bound book inside of hardcover, includes new DVD.Build the Classic Furniture of Your Dreams If you're a woodworker, it's a good bet that you have admired certain examples of classic furniture. What furniture maker hasn't entertained the thought of building a tall clock, a chest-on-chest, or a secretary? Who hasn't stood in front of a highboy or a blockfront chest and thought, "I wish I could build that!". Inscribed and Signed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$39.90

Carving Architectural Detail in Wood: The Classical Tradition
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Carving Architectural Detail in Wood: The Classical Tradition

By Frederick Wilbur

East Sussex: Guild of Master Craftsman, 2001. Near Fine/As New condition, 160pp including index, colorful illustrations on glosy stock paper. A primer for woodcarvers in the vocabulary of classical ornamentation, and the practical skills needed to carve it.Blueprints are provided for moldings, volutes, rosettes, and capitals. A selection of projects demonstrates the possibilities of combining various elements to create your own unique variations.. By Author. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$12.31

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware: Original Designs by Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis (Shop Drawings series)
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Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware: Original Designs by Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis (Shop Drawings series)

By Robert Lang

Bethel, Ct.: Fox Chapel Publishing, 2004. Near Fine/As New condition, signed by Author. 95pp including index. Drawings are accurate, complete and fully detailed. Gives readers complete information for reproducing these signature motifs.. By Author. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$9.65

Marquetry Course
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Marquetry Course

By Jack Metcalfe; John Apps

London: Batsford Ltd, 2003. As New condition, softcover, detailed illustrations on glossy stock paper, 176pp including index, glossary, suppliers and references. Full-color photographs and detailed instructions guide you through everything you need to know, from tools and materials to cutting veneer to techniques such as the window method, fretsawing, sandshading, harewood, penwork and making fine lines. Tutorial projects enable you to practice your skills on a number of designs, such as a convex corner fan, rose, shell, chessboard, and chevron. Four projects include a tray, pier table, jewelry box, and fire screen.. 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$16.30

The Wheelwright's Shop

By George Sturt

Cambridge: Home Farm Books, 1930. Near Fine/As New condition, 116pp including index, It is essential reading for all those interested in rural crafts and the specifics of wood, iron and metal. . 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$16.30

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