The Book of Shaker Furniture
|Rating||:||4.59 (576 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||288 Pages|
Awesome Book!!! Old Dog This has to be one of the most informative and professionally done books on Shaker furniture. I've seen this book over the years and I'm glad I finally acquired itcongratulations to the author for a job well done!. "A Classic Beauty of Shaker Furniture and Lives!" according to firstname.lastname@example.org. The book presentation itself, is beautiful. Mr Kassay has over thirty years experience teaching industrial style, and it shows in his book. All of the photos are black and white, which at first, struck me as odd -- but Mr Kassay highly successfully us. "A very good book about a most interesting furniture Style." according to email@example.com. I'm, as a woodworker, an advanced amateur (I'm a Civil Engineer). One of my last works was a case with 27 (yes twentyseven) drawers of 15 different sizes and a door. A few months ago, attracted by a photo in the cover, I bought a book in London (Engla
Of the more than one hundred experiments in communitarian living that proliferated in America during the nineteenth century, the Untied Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing , whose adherents are best known as "Shakers," is certainly one of the most interesting, successful, and enduring. This book is a collection of furniture made by members of this remarkable American religious sect.
The book provides a set of accurate photographs and measured drawings of Shaker furniture for both study and reproduction that are meticulous in their details and leave no room for error in reproduction The book is an asset for people who are attracted to things Shaker and especially those interested in reproducing Shaker furniture for use in everyday life."Winterthurr Portfolio"The fullest and most elegant presentation of Shaker furniture published to date."Choice"If you collect Shaker furniture, deal in it, or simply admire it, drop whatever you are doing and go out and buy John Kassay's The Book of Shaker Furniture. It was worth the wait. It is undoubtedly going to become a classic in the literature about the Shakers and their artifacts, holding a place with such pioneering studies as those of Edward Deming and Faith Andrews and important modern studies such as that of Robert Meader."The Antiques Journal"When John Kassay began recording Shaker fu
He is an accomplished draftsman, furniture maker, and photographer . John Kassay taught industrial arts in junior and senior high schools and, for over thirty years, at San Francisco State University, where he is professor emeritus in the Department of Design and Industry