Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Period Furniture Details

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Period Furniture Details

by Lonnie Bird

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Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Period Furniture Details by Lonnie Bird

This new paperback expands on the techniques covered in Shaping Wood. It covers joinery relating to 18th-century furniture styles, as well as the demanding techniques required to complete ornate period pieces. Turning and carving, as well as building accurately, are all included in a highly visual format. Over 400 photos and drawings illustrate the methods -- from half-blind dovetails to gooseneck moldings. If you love period details and long to create them, you will want this book.

You'll learn about:

  • Casework techniques
  • Moldings and edge treatments
  • Carved and turned legs
  • Period chair components
  • Finials and applied carvings

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561585908
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/15/2003
Series: Complete Illustrated Guides (Taunton) Series
Pages: 138
Sales rank: 1,328,528
Product dimensions: 9.37(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Lonnie Bird, a professional woodworker specializing in period furniture, runs a woodworking school in Dandridge, Tennessee.
Jeff Jewitt is a professional finisher and refinisher in Cleveland, Ohio and a contributing editor to "Fine Woodworking,"
Thomas Lie-Nielsen is the founder and owner of Lie-Nielsen Toolworks which manufactures high quality handtools. He lives in Warren, Maine.
Andy Rae, from Asheville, North Carolina, is a professional woodworker who writes frequently for woodworking magazines and teaches woodworking.
Gary Rogowski, a contributing to "Fine Woodworking," operates his own school, the Northwest Furniture Studio, in Portland Oregon.

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