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

Overview

The finest Craftsman furniture featured inlays of hardwoods, burls, pewter and copper. These lovely inlays added color, lyricism and a graceful flourish to to the immensely popular furniture designed by Gustav Stickley and his associates in the 20th Century Craftsman movement. Stickley Craftsman furniture also featured sturdy, functional and well-proportioned hinges and latches made of wrought iron and hammered copper. Connoisseurs today regard these superb details as a high ...

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Overview

The finest Craftsman furniture featured inlays of hardwoods, burls, pewter and copper. These lovely inlays added color, lyricism and a graceful flourish to to the immensely popular furniture designed by Gustav Stickley and his associates in the 20th Century Craftsman movement. Stickley Craftsman furniture also featured sturdy, functional and well-proportioned hinges and latches made of wrought iron and hammered copper. Connoisseurs today regard these superb details as a high point of the Arts and Crafts era.

These drawings are accurate, complete, and fully detailed. They may be enlarged or reduced as needed. With introductory chapters on history, design, materials and techniques, this book gives today's readers complete information for reproducing these signature Craftsman motifs in their own workshops.

This book is the fourth volume in Robert W. Lang's acclaimed SHOP DRAWINGS FOR CRAFTSMAN FURNITURE series. Robert W. Lang is a cabinetmaker, draftsman, and editor. He is the author of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, MORE Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture , and Shop Drawings for Craftsman Interiors, all published by Cambium Press.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781892836205
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Series: Shop Drawings , #4
  • Pages: 95
  • Sales rank: 411,374
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert W Lang is a cabinetmaker, draftsman and author of several woodworking books. He is senior editor of 'Popular Woodworking' and contributor to 'Fine Woodworking'. He lives in Heath, Ohio.

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Fully detailed and accurate drawings of the finest Craftsman furniture featuring inlays of hardwoods, burls, pewter and copper.

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Table of Contents

Introduction...6
Gus and Harvey...9
Harvey Ellis in The Craftsman...22
Materials and Techniques...26
Hardware...29
Notes on the Drawings...34

CRAFTSMAN INLAYS
Arm Chair...36
Chair Slat...38
Fall Front Desk...40
Large Chair Slat...42
Library Table Leg...44
Library Table - Alternate Leg...46
Three-Lobe Settle Back...47
Four-Lobe Settle Back...48
Five-Lobe Settle Back...49
Table Leg Crest...50
Horizontal Design...52
Large Chair Slat...54
Piano Inlay...56
Small Square Motif...58
Grape Cluster...59
All-Veneer Chair Back...60
Non-Elliptical Chair Slat...62
Table Leg in Metal...64
Screen Inlays...66
Music Cabinet Floral...68

STICKLEY BROTHERS INLAYS
Settle Back...69
Large Floral...72
Settle Leg...74
Small Motif...76
Metal Floral...77
Veneer Floral...78
Birds...79

CRAFTSMAN HARDWARE
Horizontal V-Shaped Pull...80
Vertical O-Shaped Pull...82
V-Shaped and O-Shaped Pulls...83
Early Pulls with Pyramid Knobs...84
Strap Pull and Escutcheons...85
Horizontal O-Shaped Pulls...86
Hinges and Hinge Straps...87
Graduated O-Shaped Pulls...88
U-Shaped Pulls...90

FURTHER READING...92

INDEX...94

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