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AMERICAN COUNTRY FURNITURE: Projects from the Workshops of David T. Smith

AMERICAN COUNTRY FURNITURE: Projects from the Workshops of David T. Smith
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Exploring the history behind country furnishings, this authoritative handbook offers 50 of the most popular projects from the workshops of David T. Smith—a unique collection of craft shops that create reproductions of antique artifacts. Offering a short narrative explaining how each piece of furniture evolved and was used in the past, each project includes detailed drawings, a materials list, and comprehensive instructions for assembly. Informative and well-researched, this remarkable reference shares guidelines for constructing historic fixtures such as a trestle table, a pencil-post bed, a ladder-back chair, or a whale shelf. Helpful photographs are included to demonstrate specialized techniques and skills, such as routing dovetails and raising panels.

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