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2 edition of story of American furniture. found in the catalog.

story of American furniture.

Thomas Hamilton Ormsbee

story of American furniture.

by Thomas Hamilton Ormsbee

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination276p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18257400M

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The Colonial Furniture of New England: The Smithsonian offers an online copy of a book on furniture in the colonial period. Early American Furniture: Read a description of common furniture shapes and styles of early American furniture. Antique Primitive Furniture: This article explores primitive furniture from the colonial period. American Girl® Maryellen doll. Discover the story of this 's-era girl, and find her books, clothes, furniture, and more all at the official American Girl site.

American Furniture Styles: History and Examples. American furniture making has gone through a number of periods and styles. Each of these styles was heavily influenced by French and British. The first half of the book is given over to Bassett history in great detail. John D. Bassett Sr. founded the business in , but the family was illustrious long before then. Mr. .


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From among the world-renowned treasures at the Winterthur Museum, the author selected outstanding examples of American furniture from the Queen Anne and Chippendale periods, representing the era when the cabinetmakers of New England, New York, Philadelphia, and the South were at the height of story of American furniture.

book achievement.5/5(3). The best part of the book is separate chapters on the evolution of the various pieces of furniture - the chair, the table, the desk, the highboy, etc.

The author really puts the different eras and designs into perspective and explains just how a modern armchair evolved from a simple stool and how a Sheraton piece differs from a Chippendale.5/5(1). An American Tiger, Jake Jabs' autobiography chronicles the life of the King of the Furniture Jungle.

From his upbringing in Lodge Grass, Montana to his philosophies on business, life and charity the book tells the story straight from the Tiger's mouth. If you enjoy the satisfaction of making beautiful furniture, you'll be pleased with the projects in this book. Classic American Furniture offers 20 attractive pieces—all custom designed by Christopher Schwarz and the editors of Woodworking Magazine.

Every project has been thoroughly planned so it not only looks good, but it's simple to : Penguin Publishing Group. In her first book, winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award, Roanoke Times reporter Macy explores the effects of globalization on America’s furniture manufacturing industry via the story of the Bassetts, a family from Virginia, whose Bassett Furniture Company was once the world’s largest producer of wooden : Little, Brown and Company.

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Please be assured that our #1 concern is the health and safety of our customers, employees, and community. Oscar P. Fitzgerald’s American Furniture: to the Present (Rowman & Littlefield,pages) is a door-stopper book, a behemoth with well over a thousand photographs, some in color, most black-and-white, and as promised by the title, a history of American furniture and craftsmanship since the time of the thirteen colonies.

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Thanks to the custom furniture makers at Bassett, handcrafted, made to order furniture is no longer a thing of the past. Authentic, American Made Furniture. Everything that leaves our facility in Bassett, Virginia is % American made. The original book raised the profiles of American furniture makers like George Nakashima and Paul Evans.

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Whether you’re looking for American made, solid wooden dining chairs, upholstered fabric or leather, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Bassett. The story of a company trying an experiment at marketing dolls to little girls:A new kind of doll store near Chicago's Magnificent Mile called "American Girl Place." The company has figured out all the ways little girls love dolls and they're trying to sell to nearly every one of those desires.

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Virginia furniture owner John Bassett III was determined to beat out foreign competitors. Author Beth Macy documents him, and the collapse of the U.S. furniture industry, in her new book, Factory Man. Due to the COVID shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, we have been experiencing more than normally expected delays in receiving merchandise from our partners.

Please be assured that our #1 concern is the health and safety of our customers, employees, and community and we are actively working with our partners to do as much as can be done during these very unusual times.In the new book Now I Sit Me Down architect Witold Rybczynski traces the history of chairs.

Take a close look at what you're sitting on, he says, and you'll learn about trends in architecture.“Factory Man” is a story of the Bassett Furniture Company once the world’s largest furniture maker and heir John D.

Bassett III, who was determined to maintain American manufacturing and fight Chinese dumping imports. In his quest to stem massive layoffs and plant closings he also had to take a stand against some Americans/5().