Mission Style Lamps and Shades: Eighteen Projects You Can Make at Home

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With its simple, organic charm and timeless natural beauty, Mission-style furniture has enjoyed continued popularity for over a century. For craftsman and non-craftsman alike, perhaps the most cherished examples of Mission-style furniture are lamps. Mission Style Lamps and Shades takes readers through the entire process of designing, planning, and constructing radiant Mission-style lamps and shades.     

For countless craftspeople, John Duncan Adam’s ...

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Overview

With its simple, organic charm and timeless natural beauty, Mission-style furniture has enjoyed continued popularity for over a century. For craftsman and non-craftsman alike, perhaps the most cherished examples of Mission-style furniture are lamps. Mission Style Lamps and Shades takes readers through the entire process of designing, planning, and constructing radiant Mission-style lamps and shades.     

For countless craftspeople, John Duncan Adam’s Mission Style Lamps and Shades has been the go-to guide for those wanting to build their own lamps and shades. The book contains a wide array of do-it-yourself projects, from reading lamps to chandeliers, desk lights to drop lights, complete with easy-to-follow instructions, measurements, and more than 75 diagrams, drawings, and illustrations. With straightforward language, Adams takes the reader through techniques like trimming a block of wood, using a soldering iron, and designing opulent shades with art glass. With Adams’s expert guidance, the beginning craftsman will have no trouble creating a one-of-a-kind, fully functional, decorative lamps and shade. 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620874660
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/6/2013
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

John Duncan Adams was a master carpenter and skilled craftsmen who wrote a number of books on the subject including Carpentry for Beginners, Metal Work and
Etching, and Arts- Crafts Lamps-How to Make Them.
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