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The cabinetmakers of America

Ethel Hall Bjerkoe

The cabinetmakers of America

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Published by Schiffer Ltd. in Exton, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture, Colonial -- United States,
  • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Cabinetmakers -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ethel Hall Bjerkoe ; assisted by John Arthur Bjerkoe ; foreword by Russell Kettell.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsBjerkoe, John Arthur.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23257854M

      By the end of the 18th century, Thomas Chippendale () was the most famous furniture designer in England and North America. The term “Chippendale” had come to refer to a style of furniture prevalent throughout Europe and the United States. What started Thomas Chippendale on the road to this renown was the publication of a book. All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis. Explore the early years of American furniture-making and artisan craftwork with historian and author Jay Robert Stiefel. In his book The Cabinetmaker's Account: John Head's Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia, –, Stiefel introduces readers to John Head, who immigrated to Philadelphia in and became one of the colonial period ’ s most prominent cabinetmakers and.


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This standard reference lists American cabinetmakers from colonial times through the Industrial Revolution era with biographies, dates, and locations.

To help define the development of furniture styles in America, it includes a detailed essay on the development of cabinetmaking here and numerous illustrations, photographs, line drawings, and a glossary of terms. COVID Resources.

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The Cabinet Makers Association was formed in by a group of custom cabinetmakers who saw a need for a professional organization to serve small- to mid-size woodworking shops in the United States and Canada. Nearly all CMA member shops have twenty or fewer employees, with the majority of businesses employing individuals.

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The Cabinetmakers of America by Ethel H. Bjerkoe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Cabinetmakers of America by Bjerkoe, Ethel H - AbeBooks. New York: Bonanza Books, Hardcover. Red cloth, red pictorial DJ. x, pp. 32 bw plates. Study of American furniture making.

Biographical sketches of notable cabinetmakers. Includes glossary and bibliography. The Cabinetmakers of America Hardcover – March 1, by Ethel H. Bjerkoe (Author) See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Unknown Binding Cited by: 1. American Cabinetmakers: Marked American Furniture, – New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., pp.; bw illus., appendixes, bibliography, index.

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Cabinetmaking at the highest level is an art, a discipline, a philosophy—even a way of life—in addition to being a useful craft.

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The Introduction to this reference volume on the cabinetmakers of America is virtually a concise history of cabinetmaking, set against its background in Europe, drawn from account books, diaries, letters, town records, etc. studied over some thirty years, and brought into focus in six years of intensive travel and research.

The midth century brought definite names of makers into prominence. Cabinetmaking at the highest level is an art, a discipline, a philosophyeven a way of lifein addition to being a useful craft. In this book one of the greatest living cabinetmakers reflects on the deeper meanings of his craft and explains for less accomplished workers how the right attitudes toward materials, tools, and time can increase the joys of this complex activity/5.

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and   Head’s account book is the earliest and most complete to have survived from any cabinetmaker working in British North America or in Great Britain.

Stiefel’s definitive interpretation of the account book and his other discoveries fill documentary voids in the lives and trades of Colonial Philadelphia’s middling classes, giving voice to. For early mission cabinetmakers, the material of choice was white oak, which they often darkened through a process known as "fuming".

Hardware is often visible on the outside of the pieces and made of black iron. It is a style that became popular in the early 20th century; popularized by designers in the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveaux movements. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Cabinetmakers learn to use the tools of the cabinet making trade. History. There were few full-time furniture makers in England or America until the last half of the 17th century. In the 18th century, some European cabinetmakers became well known. Cabinet making was an essential trade in early British North America.

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This category includes American cabinetmakers and furniture makers. Subcategories. This category has only the following subcategory. A African-American cabinetmakers‎ (2 P) Pages in category "American cabinetmakers" The following 38 pages are in this category, out of 38 total.

Dubbed the "London of America," it was thought at the time that New York would in fact be the leader in business in the United States. To facilitate the cabinetmaking industry a new directory for cabinetmakers in New York was published in and various guides. Paperback. Condition: Good.

Book condition: Good with light wear to edges + corners; faint smudges to rear; light reading wear. 36 pages; illustrated.

Includes "Scottish Cabinetmakers in 18th Century America"; "Les Fauves - Some Personal Reminiscences", etc. A bright copy. Seller Inventory # Cabinetmaker definition is - a skilled woodworker who makes fine furniture.

A find of great historical importance, Head’s account book is the earliest and most complete to have survived from any cabinetmaker working in British North America or in Great Britain. English joiner John Head (–) immigrated to Philadelphia in and became one of its most successful artisans and merchants.

It is interesting to note that Parkin was working in close proximity to two of Philadelphia’s most famous cabinetmakers; Anthony Quervelle at South Second Street (), and Michel Bouvier at 91 South Second Street () and James MacDonald’s Cabinet, Chair and Sofa Warehouse was across the street at S.

2 nd. Extensively researched throughout the United States and the British Isles, this lavishly illustrated volume brings to light the influence of Scottish cabinetmakers and designs on furniture made in Federal s: 0.

Woodworking Plan: Master Cabinetmaker’s Bench. Any woodworker who wants to take their game to the next level will want to add a top-notch work bench to their shop. Soon after the town’s founding inBoston’s joiners and turners were the first craftsmen to make furniture in British North America.

The city’s cabinetmakers contributed to the art and craft of furniture making throughout the elegant colonial and federal periods, when Boston was a major center for furniture in the baroque, rococo.

Early Colonial furniture makers were called cabinetmakers. They used the abundant supply of wood in the New World to build sturdy, simple furniture. Later they came to be known as joiners. By some English furniture makers came to the colonies calling themselves cabinetmakers.

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A whole book could be written on the similarities and differences, both structural and ornamental, of these geographic variations of this Chippendale of the British Isles. But for the collector a comparison between the Chippendale furniture of London and that of Colonial America is a case more in point.

This book provides illustrations, rendered for coloring, of 22 crafts that were once widespread in America but are now rarely seen. Wigmakers, farriers (horse shoers), glassblowers, hatters, a whitesmith (tinsmith), cutlers, coopers, cabinetmakers, a coppersmith, and other tradesmen are shown in period costume at work, often in groups of two or.

The first rocking-chairs made in America were slat-backs and appeared between and Mr. Lockwood has traced an interesting style development in the slat-backs.

The first ones had three slats which were straight across top and bottom, but cut down in quarter circles at the ends. when a forty-four page Supplement to the Cabinet-Makers’ Book of Prices8 was issued in Edinburgh. This carried one plate showing mouldings and claws apparently taken from the London Cabinet Makers’ Union Book of Prices ().

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