• Shop Drawings for Greene & Greene Furniture: 23 American Arts and Crafts Masterpieces

    Greene and Greene furniture, recognized as the finest expression of the American Arts and Crafts movement, is presented as working shop drawings for the first time. These drawings offer accurate front, side, top and detail views in addition to complete cutting lists.

    • Brand: Brand: Fox Chapel Publishing
    • ASIN: 1892836297

  • American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique & Structure

    American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a benchmark in design and craftsmanship by modern-day furniture makers.In the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical influences and the tastes of the period. In the second part, he explains and illustrates the techniques of the period furniture maker, including joinery and authentic construction; carving, turning and inlay; time-honored finishing methods; and making working drawings. The final part examines 24 important original examples in detail for their design, construction and artistic merit.Written by a professional period furniture maker, this book is intended for anyone with an interest in 18th-century furniture. For antiquarians, it will serve as a detailed guide to the furniture maker's methods. For cabinetmakers of any period, it will be an essential reference on connoisseurship and historical methods.

    • Brand: Taunton Press
    • ASIN: 1561581046

  • Greene & Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood & Light

    One hundred years ago Charles and Henry Greene developed a new and distinctive architectural and decorative style that blended Arts & Crafts and Asian influences with California sensibility and obsessive attention to detail. That innovative style is instantly recognizable today."David Mathias, author of this richly personal appreciation of the Greenes…comes to Greene and Greene from the perspective of an amateur woodworker with a fine aesthetic sense. Through his writing we are able to appreciate the Greenes' houses and furnishings almost as if we were hearing from one of their builders. Through stunning and perceptive new photography, the illustrated spaces and furnishings illuminate the genius of the Greenes' designs, material selection and craft, which has caused so many to celebrate and be seduced by their work…Being a woodworker, Mathias also pays due homage to John and Peter Hall, the Swedish brothers who worked closely with the Greenes on their finest houses. Mathias correctly grasps how without the Halls, the Greenes would lack a significant measure of the reputation that they enjoy today. Relatively few writers have focused exclusively on Greene and Greene, and so it is a privilege whenever a talented one such as Mr. Mathias comes along. Be forewarned that through th...

    • ASIN: B0044XV66G

  • In the Greene & Greene Style: Projects and Details for the Woodworker

    Legendary architects and designers Charles and Henry Greene created a uniquely American style in the Arts & Crafts tradition, and this book combines a detailed understanding of their design aesthetic with specific shop instructions for re-creating their works. Filled with step-by-step instructions, extensive illustrations, and full-color photographs, the book features several full projects for making replica Greene & Greene furniture complete with authentic details such as ebony plugs and splines, waterfall legs, and curved drawer pulls. Showing today's woodworkers precisely how the Greenes achieved their unique designs, ""In the Style of Greene & Greene"" also includes valuable advice on incorporating Arts & Crafts elements into new designs.

    • ASIN: 1610351800

  • Greene & Greene: Design Elements for the Workshop

    Considered among the highest achievements of the American arts and crafts movement, Greene & Greene furniture was custom-built for specific interior spaces, and many of the pieces still remain in their original locations. This manual, written by a nationally recognized furniture maker, provides intermediate and advanced woodworkers with well illustrated, step-by-step instructions for classic Greene & Greene details, including ebony plugs, cloud lifts, leg indents, brackets, and pulls. A discussion of the design philosophy of the period accompanies how-to chapters, and photographs of contemporary Greene-inspired furniture provide ideas for projects. Biographical sketches are included for Charles and Henry Greene, Peter and John Hall (who built most of the furniture), and competing furniture maker Gustav Stickley.

    • ASIN: 0941936961

  • Greene and Greene: Furniture and Related Designs (Vol 2)

    Book by Makinson, Randell L.

    • Brand: Gibbs Smith
    • ASIN: 0879051256

  • Furniture Makeovers: Simple Techniques for Transforming Furniture with Paint, Stains, Paper, Stencils, and More

    Furniture Makeovers shows how to transform tired furniture into stunning showpieces. You'll never look at a hand-me-down dresser the same way again! The book offers 26 easy-to-follow techniques that can be applied to all different types of pieces, from bookshelves to desks: painting, applying gold leaf, wallpapering, distressing, dip dyeing, and more. In addition to the core techniques, author and Knack Studios founder Barb Blair shares 30 beautiful before-and-after makeovers from her studio and outlines how to achieve each look. With helpful step-by-step photographs, a visual glossary explaining all the tools and materials needed, and a lovely contemporary aesthetic, Furniture Makeovers is a treasure trove of ideas and instruction for the home decorator.

    • ASIN: B00BJ7G2OQ

  • Greene & Greene: Architecture as a Fine Art/Furniture and Related Designs

    Now under one cover, two classic, indispensable volumes by the foremost authority on Greene & Greene. Both volumes, Architecture and Furniture have been continuously in print for more than twenty years. All serious students of architecture must have this foundation research in their personal libraries. Charles and Henry Greene have become legends in the Arts & Crafts genre. Their “ultimate bungalows” are the standard against which all other U.S. Arts & Crafts architecture is measured. Volume I, Architecture, is a monument to the brothers Greene and their art, combining biography with descriptive analysis. Volume II, Furniture, delves into the nature of their integrated designs, with emphasis on furniture, light fixtures, art glass, and other decorative elements. Randell L. Makinson, Hon. AIA, has led the scholarship on the Greenes for 25 years. He is director emeritus of the Gamble House, serving as consulting curator of the Greene & Greene Library and Exhibition housed at the Hunting Library―all programs of the University of Southern California. He is the author of Greene & Greene: The Passion and the Legacy. Makinson lives in Pasadena.

    • Brand: Brand: Gibbs Smith
    • ASIN: 1586851055
    • UPC: 082552210557

  • Avenue Greene Furniture Sonoma Oak Entryway Storage Bench with Beige Cushion, 3) open cubbies

    Avenue Greene Furniture Sonoma Oak Entryway Storage Bench with Beige Cushion, 3) open cubbiesClean up your entryway with this stylish and functional storage bench by Avenue Greene. The Lindley storage bench is crafted with engineered wood materials with a fabric and foam cushion. A distressed light brown finish paired with a neutral beige cushion effortlessly blends with a variety of design themes. With three storage cubbies, this bench is ideal for organizing shoes, blankets, and bags. We purchase items from a number of different sellers to get the best price available and sell them for enough to pay Amazon fees and clear a profit, so our price may not be the lowest price available.Product Details:Cushioned storage bench Made of laminate hollow core and particleboard Neutral beige fabric and foam cushion 3 storage cubbies Assembly required Distressed light brown finish with grey wood grain pattern Removable cushion Overall: 17.68 inches high x 35.91 inches wide x 15.75 inches deep Cubbies: 10.69 inches high x 10.81 inches wide Sits approximately 2 inches off the ground

    • Color: Brown
    • Brand: Avenue Greene
    • ASIN: B01FM54GBG