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Mar 20, 2007
| ISBN 9781440317637
Mar 20, 2007 | ISBN 9781440317637
Ann Lee, founder of the Shaker movement, offered this guidance to her followers, “Hands to work and hearts to God”. The furniture of the Pleasant Hill community shows her philosophy brought to life in every piece.With its beauty and simplicity, Shaker furniture has inspired generations of furniture makers like no other style in the world. This book details the construction and design of some rare and never before seen Shaker furniture created in the village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. Painstakingly illustrated with drawings and photos of the furniture, this book reveals the joinery and design secrets that make Shaker furniture timeless. You’ll find full-scale details of the joinery and special details about the furniture as well as a charming history of the village of Pleasant Hill.
Kerry Pierce has authored over ten woodworking books including Pleasant Hill Shaker Furniture, The Art of Chair-Making, Making Elegant Gifts from Wood and The Custom Furniture Sourcebook. Since 1995, he has served as contributing editor of Woodwork and is a… More about Kerry Pierce
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