Mission Style Lamps and Shades

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Eighteen Projects You Can Make at Home

 

Author: John Duncan Adam

Publisher/Date: Skyhorse Publishing; (2013)

ISBN: 1620874660
ISBN-13: 9781620874660

Format/Condition: New paperback book in Fine condition. 112 pages; 5.5 x 7 inches; illustrated.

Description: With its simple, organic charm and timeless natural beauty, Mission-style furniture has enjoyed continued popularity for over a century. For craftsman and non-craftsman alike, perhaps the most cherished examples of Mission-style furniture are lamps. Mission Style Lamps and Shades takes readers through the entire process of designing, planning, and constructing radiant Mission-style lamps and shades.

For countless craftspeople, John Duncan Adam’s Mission Style Lamps and Shades has been the go-to guide for those wanting to build their own lamps and shades. The book contains a wide array of do-it-yourself projects, from reading lamps to chandeliers, desk lights to drop lights, complete with easy-to-follow instructions, measurements, and more than 75 diagrams, drawings, and illustrations

With straightforward language, Adams takes the reader through techniques like trimming a block of wood, using a soldering iron, and designing opulent shades with art glass. With Adams’s expert guidance, the beginning craftsman will have no trouble creating a one-of-a-kind, fully functional, decorative lamps and shade.

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