Easy-to-Make Arts and Crafts Lamps and Shades

Easy-to-Make Arts and Crafts Lamps and Shades

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Fashionable in the early twentieth century, Arts and Crafts-style lamps are popular again in the twenty-first century. The elegant simplicity of these useful furnishings will inspire craftworkers to try their hand at the handsome projects described in this instructive manual. First published nearly a century ago, this step-by-step guide--with measurements for sixteen projects--shows how to turn simple, inexpensive materials into a wide range of beautiful and functional Arts and Crafts projects, among them portable table lamps, reading and piano lamps, a dining room dome, a lantern, a shade for a droplight, and wall-hanging lamps, as well as a newel post lamp, and an electric candle sconce. Antique collectors, historians of American style, and lovers of vintage furnishings will also find invaluable information in this collection of now-rare lighting fixtures.... of various colors, the opportunities presented for individual ingenuity in adapting the color scheme toa#39; that of the room, will all be ... a pair of bracket lamps for the den, a portable for the library table and shades for a drop light here and there about the house, will all be required. ... have struck the fancy, and finally will have the satisfaction of designing and constructing a .lamp entirely from original ideas.

Title:Easy-to-Make Arts and Crafts Lamps and Shades
Author:John D. Adams
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2013-01-23


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