Working Drawings Of Colonial Furniture by Frederick J. Bryant 1922 - Manual Arts Press

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Working Drawings Of Colonial Furniture by Frederick J. Bryant 1922 - Manual Arts Press

 

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ISBN: 9780982532959

Working Drawings Of Colonial Furniture by Frederick J. Bryant 1922 - Manual Arts Press
"Because of the increasing demand for woodworking projects embracing the designs of the famous masters, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, and Sheraton, the author has endeavored to secure dimensioned sketches and photographs of old fashioned furniture." Frederick J. Bryant.
Active in the early 20th Century Manual Arts Education movement, Frederick J. Bryant sought out period furniture of "singular form and beauty". Working Drawings Of Colonial Furniture features measured drawings of original furniture found in local Maine towns.

Included are working drawings of:
  • Tables: Gate-leg; Card; Tea; Work; Tip-Top; Breakfast
  • Tavern Clocks: Grandfather; Banjo
  • Chairs: Windsor; Hepplewhite; Empire
  • Mirrors: Colonial; Old Fashioned
  • With notes on wood finishing

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