What About the 3rd Book-Shop Drawings for Craftsman Interiors

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Over on Matt Vanderlist’s Basement Workshop, someone posed the question, ” . . . what happened to book #3?” This was in reference to the “Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” being a compilation of my first, second … Continue reading

(Not So Great) Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture — Issues Fixed

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I haven’t said much about the “Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” since it was released late last summer. Frankly I was rather embarrassed. The book that came from the printer was a far cry from the PDF … Continue reading

Revised Printing: Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture

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Revised Edition of the “Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” now available The new compilation of my first, second and fourth books, “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture”, “More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” and “Shop Drawings for Craftsman … Continue reading

Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture-Canadian Shipping

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RECENT INCREASES IN INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING RATES HAVE FORCED US TO TEMPORARILY STOP SELLING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS Due to popular demand, I’m happy to announce that we are now accepting orders for the “Great Book … Continue reading

Last Copy of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture

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End of An Era and Thank You About this time of year eleven years ago, I was waiting to see what would happen when my first book “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” was published. It had taken awhile to move … Continue reading

New Shop Drawings Book Table of Contents

By request, here is the Table of Contents for the compilation book “Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture.” Most of the larger pieces are available as large format plans, and you can see images of those pieces at … Continue reading

Legacy of Craftsman Furniture

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Quartersawn white oak isn’t the easiest wood to work, but with experience and an understanding of its character, it is steady and predictable. In gaining that experience, you’ll better understand your own character. The work becomes a partnership between man … Continue reading

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  “Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture Now in Stock” The new, corrected printing of  “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” is on its way from the publisher.  This is a combination of three of my earlier books, “Shop … Continue reading

Harvey Ellis on Design

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Furniture from the American Arts & Crafts period is extremely popular, but it is also misunderstood. We’re not even sure what to call it. Is the correct name Mission or Craftsman or something else? Much of the confusion comes from … Continue reading

Complete Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture

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Coming Summer 2012 Combined Edition of “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” “More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware” Revised introductory text with additional photos of period pieces and woodworking techniques. 300+ pages of drawings … Continue reading

ReadWatchDo Web Store Now Open

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The ReadWatchDo online store is now open. You can purchase books directly from author Robert W. Lang, including the enhanced PDF book on disc “Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp”, Bob’s comprehensive guide to cabinetmaking “The Complete Kitchen Cabinetmaker” and the highly … Continue reading

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture

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27 Stickley Designs for Every Room in the Home This is the first book to present accurate, detailed drawings for reproductions of Arts & Crafts period furniture. Drawings for 27 pieces of furniture, text chapters on the history of the … Continue reading

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Interiors

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Cabinets, Moldings & Built-Ins For Every Room In The Home The first, and only book of it’s kind. Based on Gustav Stickley’s original architectural drawings and The Craftsman  magazine, this book contains detailed drawings for recreating or renovating interiors in … Continue reading

Shop Drawings for Greene and Greene Furniture

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23 American Arts & Crafts Masterpieces This book is the first publication of detailed drawings for the construction of authentic reproductions of the furniture designed by Charles & Henry Greene, and constructed in the workshops of Peter & John Hall. … Continue reading

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware

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Original Designs by Gustav Stickley & Harvey Ellis This unique book presents full-size patterns for the inlay designs and hardware originally used in Craftsman Furniture. Text includes history of these designs and the designers, materials and techniques. My last copy … Continue reading