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By Christopher Schwarz

For nearly 2 hundred years, easy and durable items of crusade furnishings have been utilized by humans all around the globe, and but this striking furnishings variety is now virtually unknown to so much woodworkers and furnishings designers.

“Campaign Furniture” seeks to revive this kind to its right position via introducing woodworkers to the straightforward strains, strong joinery and creative that represent crusade items. With greater than four hundred images and drawings to give an explanation for the principles of the fashion, the booklet offers plans for 9 piece of vintage crusade furnishings, from the vintage stackable chests of drawers to folding Roorkee chairs and collapsible bookcases.

In addition to all that, “Campaign Furniture” includes the 1st English-language translation of A.J.-Roubo’s 18th-century textual content on crusade items, plus unique drawings of dozens of items of British crusade furnishings culled from unique copies of the military & military shops catalogs.

Like all misplaced artwork Press books, “Campaign Furniture” is produced totally within the usa. The e-book is in a 6” x 9” layout and hardbound. the inner includes full-color and duotone images and is outlined on paper that's heavy and covered with a matte end for clarity. the internal signatures are sewn for long term durability.

The publication is on the market in simple terms via misplaced artwork Press and our small community of outlets. All copies bought by means of misplaced artwork Press are signed by means of the writer through a letterpress bookplate.

Table of Contents
Preface…vii
1. crusade kind 1
2. crusade Woods 38
3. crusade undefined 52
4. crusade Chests 82
5. crusade Secretaries 122
6. Folding Camp Stool 138
7. Roorkee Chairs 154
8. powerful Trunk 190
9. box table 214
10. Collapsible Bookshelves 234
11. touring Bookcase 248
Afterword... 265
Appendices
A. Roubo on Campaigning... 269
B. India’s Joiners, via George Cecil... 279
C. military & military Stores... 285
Acknowledgements…318
Further Reading…319
Index…323
Hardware Sources…331

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For that reason, furniture makers developed lines of high-style chairs that could be folded flat or disassembled. campaign style 31 Fig. 47 Older than your grandfather. This butterfly-style camp chair has remained virtually unchanged since the 19th century. Figs. 49 Portable panache. The Douro pattern chair with leather strap arms and horsehair cushions that are leather-covered. For an additional 31 shillings and 6 pennies you could also get a box for the chair that converted to a small side table.

Inside the trunk, the top and bottom are sometimes reinforced with a center muntin or even a few muntins. As to the base, I’ve seen three typical arrangements: a small sledge base, a small bracket foot and (sometimes) no base at all. The sledge base is, in my experience, the most common form. In addition to the brass corner guards, trunks usually had lifts – either brass or iron – on the ends. The front of the lid typically had a single recessed pull to make it easier to lift the lid after unlocking the trunk.

44 Details. Based on the hardware and construction, this is likely an Anglo-Indian writing slope. When folded up, this slope looks much like a typical campaign trunk. The construction of these desks has been covered in many other books and magazine articles, so I chose not to build one for this book. In broad terms, however, the desks unfold in either two or three parts to create a continuous writing surface. The writing surfaces themselves are hinged; you lift those to store stationery and writing supplies.

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