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By Robert W. Lang

ISBN-10: 1440329591

ISBN-13: 9781440329593

Construct actual Arts & Crafts furnishings with grasp woodworker Bob Lang!
Beautiful fumed oak. wealthy cherry wooden. Ebony accents. those are the hallmarks of the best Arts & Crafts furnishings. And theyre good points youll locate within the 14 based woodworking tasks during this book.
Author Bob Lang, popular for his meticulously distinctive store drawings of Arts & Crafts furnishings, exhibits you the way to move past drawings to create undying designs within the variety of Gustav Stickley, Greene & Greene and extra. From a computer bookrack to corridor tables, effortless chairs and past, youll locate initiatives for almost each room in your house. And Bob has supplied thorough, step by step directions, transparent illustrations and top quality photos that will help you construct every one.

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Would provide a stable base for the small plunge router I used sawn wood moves more in thickness than in width, so there’s to cut the mortises (above). a good chance that this method will eventually fail. Mitering four pieces together is a logical alternative, but Impossible Legs without some way to keep the pieces from sliding during glueup, assembly can be very difficult. In the early 1900s, Leopold Like a lot of Arts & Crafts furniture, the legs are an important Stickley developed a method that used rabbeted miters to element.

After letting it sit for 15 minutes, I wiped off the excess with a clean rag and allowed the stain to dry overnight. I dissasembled the doors and stained the stiles and rails separately before gluing them together so that I wouldn’t get any stain It’s Not Easy Being Green on the finished panel. 25 oz. tubes of in the open pores of the oak. The stain was followed with a artist’s oil color; one phthalo blue and one chrome yellow. To coat of natural Watco. indd 50 3/25/13 9:56 AM a rag. This tends to float the color off the harder, smoother areas, changing the color to more of an olive tone and highlighting the flakes and rays of the quartersawn oak.

This project, a reproduction of a Gustav Stickley No. 70 music cabinet and a detail I’ve borrowed from similar pieces is the reason for using the word "apparent". I’ve always liked this little cabinet, it’s just under four feet high, and only 20 inches wide. The detail I borrowed, mitered mullions on the door, and the idea of plain, unadorned furniture is hard to reconcile. As I worked on the door, I came to realize that there isn’t any practical reason to put a glass door on a cabinet to store sheet music, and joining the parts of the door this way is just showing off.

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