Harvey Ellis in “The Craftsman” Magazine

When the “Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” was published, I hoped to include all of the material from the three books that were originally published individually, “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture”, “More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” … Continue reading

Who Designed Stickley Furniture?

Gustav Stickley, while an innovator in design, did not work single-handedly, and his work does show influences from designs that were seen in England prior to the introduction of his Craftsman furniture. Although Stickley’s daughter Barbara, maintained that Harvey Ellis … Continue reading

New Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture Preview

Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture

  “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

Stickley No. 911 Dresser Plans

33″ high (to top of case) x 48″ wide x 20″ deep Another elegant Harvey Ellis design. The butterfly keys holding the support for the mirror together stand slightly proud, and the mirror frame is attached with cleats screwed to … Continue reading

Stickley No. 803 China Cabinet Plans

60″ high x 36″ wide x 15″ deep A classic example of the high points of Harvey Ellis’ designs-a thin top with a wide overhang, arches at the top of the door and the bottom front rail, and subtly tapered … Continue reading

Stickley No. 802 Sideboard Plans

36″ high x 42″ wide x 18″ deep This is one of the few pieces that has a rail above the drawers. The back rail under the top has no arch. Plans include detailed drawings printed on two 24″ X … Continue reading

Stickley No. 800 Sideboard Plans

39″ high x 54″ wide x 21″ deep Originally produced in 1903, this Harvey Ellis design is much lighter in feel than many Stickley pieces, while providing a good deal of storage in a relatively small space. Plans include detailed … Continue reading

Stickley No. 700 Bookcase Plans

58″ high x 36″ wide x 14″ deep One of Harvey Ellis’ finest designs. It has a commanding presence even though it is actually rather small. The original has four panes of leaded glass in each of the top lights. … Continue reading

Stickley No. 913 Dresser Plans

Gustav Stickley 913 9 drawer Dresser

50″ High X 36″ Wide X 20″ Deep Designed by Harvey Ellis, this bureau and several related pieces are among the best-proportioned furniture ever designed. Small in stature, its dignified appearance and simple elegance make it seem much larger when … Continue reading