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Easy-to-Make Arts and Crafts Lamps and Shades (Dover Craft Books) (1911)
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Step-by-step guide for 16 projects shows how to turn inexpensive materials into a wide range of attractive, functional objects. Instructions are provided for creating table lamps, a dining room dome, a lantern, the shade for a drop light, newel post lamps, an electric candle sconce, and more.
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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.
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