4.296 | Spring 2005 | Graduate

Furniture Making


Reading List

How-To Books

Edited by the editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine. Fine Woodworking Techniques Book 1. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1981. ISBN: 0918804027.

Frid, Tage. Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking Book 3: Furnituremaking. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1989. ISBN: 091880440X.

Greene, Jeffrey P. American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique, and Structure. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1996. ISBN: 1561581046.

Technical Woodworking

Hoadley, R. Bruce. Understanding Wood: A Craftsman’s Guide to Wood Technology. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1985. ISBN: 0918804051.

Visual Aids

Fairbanks, Jonathan L. American furniture, 1620 to the present. New York, NY: Richard Marek, 1981. ISBN: 0399900969.

Kates, G. Chinese Household Furniture. New York, NY: Dover Publications, 1962. ISBN: 048620958X.

Edited by the editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine_. Fine Woodworking Design Book Three_. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1983. ISBN: 0918804183.

Cooke, Edward S., Jr., Gerald W. R. Ward, and Kelly H. L’Ecuyer. The Maker’s Hand: American Studio Furniture 1940-1990. Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts Publications, 2004. ISBN: 0878466622.

Course Info

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