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Period Furniture Projects By V.J. Taylor

Period Furniture Projects
by V.J. Taylor

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From a Victorian toilet mirror to a Queen Anne bureau, Taylor presents 20 complete designs for replicas of vernacular pieces from the best schools of 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century furniture. Appendices provide the novice woodworker with access to the commonly-used techniques.
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Period Furniture Projects: Detailed Plans and Step-by-step Instructions for 20 Classic Pieces by V.J. Taylor

From a Victorian toilet mirror to a Queen Anne bureau, this book presents 20 complete designs for replicas of vernacular pieces from the best schools of 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century furniture. Numerous detailed drawings reveal the secrets of each piece's manufacture, while the accompanying text takes readers step by step through each stage of construction, offering - where applicable - a choice of traditional or modern techniques. Appendices provide the novice woodworker with access to the commonly-used techniques, and each project is graded according to difficulty.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Living-room projects: sofa table; George III elbow chair; Canterbury music-rack stand; fire screen; work table. Part 2 Dining-room projects: Pembroke table; tripod tip-top table; gate-leg table; Gothic-style elbow chair; sideboard with serpentine front. Part 3 Kitchen projects: ladderback chair; oak dresser. Part 4 Study projects: bureau bookcase; writing slope; bureau. Part 5 Bedroom projects: livery cupboard; bonheur-du-jour; toilet stand; linen chest; four-poster bed. Appendices: joints and cabinet work; veneering; marketry, inlays, bandings; adhesives; stains, polishes, finishes; upholstery.

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GOR004786539
Period Furniture Projects: Detailed Plans and Step-by-step Instructions for 20 Classic Pieces by V.J. Taylor
V.J. Taylor
Used - Very Good
Paperback
David & Charles
1996-11-29
160
0715305581
9780715305584
N/A
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