Mid-Century Modern Furniture
• Offers more than 150 illustrations with all the essential details readers will need to build 30 attractive projects.
• Most of the projects are rectilinear and feature simple dowel or pocket-hole joinery.
• These projects can be built with a small number of tools by woodworkers who have a relatively basic set of skills.
• No other current book shows how to construct the classic furniture of the 1950s and 60s.Making Mid-Century Modern Furniture: Shop Drawings and Techniques for 30 Projects provides for the first time dimensioned drawings of seminal works by the era's foremost designers like Hans Wenger, Finn Juhl, and George Nelson. At their best, these spare, often sculptural designs transcend their period and are at home in a variety of settings. Each piece has been selected carefully so it can be built in an average workshop and together, the projects create a comprehensive range suitable for the entire home.Along with step by step directions for building two representative pieces, the book offers detailed front, side, top, and exploded views and complete materials lists for each project to help woodworkers reproduce works that highlight the best trends and designers of the era.
Author: Michael Crow