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Crafting New Mexican Furniture: A Handbook To Design, Plans, And Techniques
New Mexican furniture, distinguished by unique details and embellishments, is one of the most popular furniture styles in this country today. Presently, little exists to give the woodworker inspiration in this classic style. This book begins by teaching woodworkers exactly how to re-create the details that distinguish this unique style and incorporate them into their work.
Paperback, 110 pages
Published by Red Crane Books
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I don't know why but I feel drawn to New Mexico design furniture. Maybe I was a Pueblo Indian in another life? Kingsley Hammett has carved out a bit of a niche for himself (Pun intended - you may smile) in this area of design history. This book is not such a homage to the past as his other books. Rather it's a guide to making new furniture in the classic New Mexico design. I prefer my pieces to look new anyway. I have done "distressed" copies of historical pieces - but I prefer to make them as ...more