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Shaker chair

by Charles R. Muller

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Shaker chairs.,
    • Chairs -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles R. Muller, Timothy D. Rieman ; foreword, Jerry Grant ; illustrations, Stephen Metzger ; photography, Timothy D. Rieman.
      ContributionsRieman, Timothy D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK2713 .M84 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1559604M
      ISBN 100870237950
      LC Control Number91040646

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A writer for House Beautiful suggested at the beginning of the twentieth century that "If you own a Shaker chair, preserve it with great care, for it will soon be considered an antique, and a rare one at that." In this definitive book, that statement is verified as the authors examine in depth the styles and production techniques of chairs made Cited by: 4.

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The most recognizable style of Shaker chair is the traditional slat- or ladder-back version, but there were many types including those with Windsor styling and a rotating chair also known as a revolver. And, of course, there’s the widely recognized Shaker rocking chair.

Shaker furniture is a distinctive style of furniture developed by the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, commonly known as Shakers, a religious sect that had guiding principles of simplicity, utility and beliefs were reflected in the well-made furniture of minimalist designs.

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When do we intercede. Who’s the more dangerous person: the one who takes violent action against injustice or the one who sits and does Author: Adam Bock. The Shaker chair. [Charles R Muller; Timothy D Rieman] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Shaker furniture is classic furniture. This style is one of our very favorites here at Popular Woodworking. That’s because we, like you, believe in making good things for our homes – projects that will last. Shaker furniture plans like ours are the way to go when beauty and durability are your priorities.

Shaker style is known for being practical and simple down to the very last detail. Originally made by followers of a religious group, shaker furniture was designed entirely for its functionality and practicality.

Fast forward a few hundred years and Shaker style furniture has become increasingly popular for both traditional and modern homes. Shaker furniture has been built by hand in our Bethel,Maine workshops and shipped worldwide since Our catalog of Shaker furniture describes our "most popular" pieces, prices, styles, and dimensions.

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By the s, the Museum was actively collecting Shaker furniture and, in the s, acquired a room from the Shaker community of New Lebanon, New York.

Today, the objects displayed in the Shaker Retiring Room (Gallery ) and in The Henry R. Luce Center for the Study of American Art, in tandem with the Shaker textiles in the Antonio Ratti. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Muller, Charles R.

Shaker chair. Canal Winchester, Ohio: Canal Press, (OCoLC) Shaker furniture is the one truly original American style of furniture.

Its clear crisp lines and singular lightness unite and transcend both traditional and modern settings, and for that reason it has remained a major creative force in our decorative arts heritage for hundreds of years.

While maple wood also seemed to be the wood of choice for most shaker pieces, many modern versions include pine, maple, cherry or other American woods.

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Chair, stool, and bench kits will also require the selection of tape color(s) for your seat, as well as a tape width depending on the pattern you are going to weave the seat in. FINISHED PEGBOARD AND FINISHED FURNITURE.Examines the styles and production techniques of chairs made by ten Shaker communities during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Presents the chairs and their history through historical and contemporary photographs, extensive journal and account book references, diaries, postcards, catalog advertisements, and detailed line drawings.

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