Shop Drawings of Shaker Iron and Tinware: Measured Drawings

Shop Drawings of Shaker Iron and Tinware: Measured Drawings

by Ejner Handberg, Handberg


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A companion piece to Shop Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware, and part of Handberg's homage to Shaker design, this work includes 70 measured working drawings of hardware, tools, household utensils, cast iron stoves, and tin patterns. This book informs and rewards the collector as well as the hobbyist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780936399454
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 06/01/1993
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Ejner Handberg (1902-1985) was born in Denmark, emigrated to
America, and was a cabinetmaker in Stockbridge, Massachusetts for many years, where he helped design and build Norman Rockwell's studio. He is deceased.


When today's artisans...wish to reproduce an original piece, they need either the piece itself or an accurate measured drawing of it. As an increased number of potential buyers vie for the original pieces still on the market, the prices rise and the pieces often become prohibitively expensive. Sometimes an original may not be readily available at any price. The artisan must then turn to an indispensable book such as this one, which provides accurate drawings of a number of iron and tin objects of enduring interest.

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