Denning S 1891 The Art And Craft Of Cabinet Making
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This reprint of David Denning's 1891 classic 'The Art and Craft of Cabinet-Making,' with a foreword by Christopher Schwarz, is a must-read for hand-tool woodworkers, and for anyone who enjoys the history of the craft.
I fought long and hard for this one, insisting that it be made to last, and that it be printed and produced entirely within the United States.I wanted the historic book to look and feel as much like the original as possible: hardbound with a cloth, foil-stamped cover; a Smythe-sewn binding (not only does that last; it stays open on your bench without breaking the spine); cloth headbands; and nice, acid-free paper (that, by the by, is an improvement over the original).
Heck - I even scanned every one of the 300+ pages myself, including the period advertisements in the front and back (those are fun!), then we fussed over the scans to clean them up a bit in any places where the type was fuzzy from ink missing in the original.
It was altogether a labor of love.It took a lot of discussion, cajoling and ibuprofen, but it is done, and now available exclusively at ShopWoodworking.com.And we are doing only this one printing -...