By Robert W. Lang

Construct genuine 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 beneficial properties youll locate within the 14 stylish woodworking tasks during this book.
Author Bob Lang, popular for his meticulously particular store drawings of Arts & Crafts furnishings, indicates you ways to head past drawings to create undying designs within the sort of Gustav Stickley, Greene & Greene and extra. From a computing device bookrack to corridor tables, effortless chairs and past, youll locate tasks for nearly each room at your residence. And Bob has supplied thorough, step by step directions, transparent illustrations and top quality photos that can assist you construct each.

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After French cleat across the cabinet is destined for a nicer home than the back of the garage. top of the back to hold the cabinet to the wall. My favorite finish for cherry is several coats of Danish oil, applied with a rag and wet-sanded with a nylon abrasive pad. I planed and scraped all of the cabinet parts before assembly, to Supplies keep sanding to a minimum. com #240-grit Abranet, then sanded again with #320-grit, leaving a 2 X smooth surface. 97 each dium Walnut" for the first three coats of finish.

The two end-panel assemblies are put together as the entire case is assembled. With the back panel lying face down on the bench, I assembled the rails and panels for the sides. Once they were in place, I put glue on the tenons and dropped the front panel assembly in place. I then set the chest upright on my bench and clamped across the ends, checking for square. After the glue on the solid parts had dried, I sanded the outside of the chest with a random-orbit sander, working from #100 grit up to #220, followed by a hand sanding with #280 grit.

I had an hour to kill before the tour began, and spent that time in the bookstore, which is housed in the original garage. Charles and Henry Greene added nice details to every facet of their work, even places the owners would rarely, if ever, see. The Gamble garage is a very nice garage. At the back of the building is a small restroom provided for the chauffeur. That is where the original version of this cabinet has lived for almost 100 years. I was taken with the form and proportions. The case is very simple, with curved forms on the top and bottom of the sides, and a wonderfully proportioned door.

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