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Mission Furniture How to Make It, Part I   By: (1859-1924)

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MISSION FURNITURE

HOW TO MAKE IT

PART I

POPULAR MECHANICS HANDBOOKS

CHICAGO

POPULAR MECHANICS CO.

Copyrighted, 1909, by H.H. WINDSOR

This book is one of the series of Handbooks on industrial subjects being published by the Popular Mechanics Company.

Like Popular Mechanics Magazine, and like the other books in this series, it is "written so you can understand it."

The purpose of Popular Mechanics Handbooks is to supply a growing demand for high class, up to date and accurate text books, suitable for home study as well as for class use, on all mechanical subjects.

The text and illustrations, in each instance, have been prepared expressly for this series by well known experts, and revised by the editor of Popular Mechanics.

CONTENTS

HOME MADE MISSION CHAIR, 5

HOW TO MAKE A LAMP STAND, 8

HOW TO MAKE A PORCH CHAIR, 15

HOW TO MAKE A TABOURET, 17

HOW TO MAKE A MORRIS CHAIR, 22

HOME MADE MISSION BOOK RACK, 27

HOW TO MAKE A MISSION LIBRARY, 29

HOME MADE MISSION CANDLESTICK, 35

ANOTHER STYLE OF MISSION CHAIR, 36

HOW TO MAKE AND FINISH A MAGAZINE STAND, 42

HOME MADE LAWN SWING, 47

HOW TO MAKE A PORTABLE TABLE, 50

HOW TO MAKE A COMBINATION BILLIARD TABLE AND DAVENPORT, 51

EASILY MADE BOOK SHELVES, 56

A BLACKING CASE TABOURET, 57

HOW TO MAKE A ROLL TOP DESK, 62

HOW TO MAKE A ROMAN CHAIR, 67

HOW TO MAKE A SETTEE, 70

HOW TO MAKE A PYROGRAPHER'S TABLE, 74

MISSION STAINS, 76

FILLING OAK, 77

WAX FINISHING, 78

FUMING OF OAK, 78

HOW TO MAKE BLACK WAX, 79

THE 40 STYLES OF CHAIRS, 80

HOW TO MAKE A PIANO BENCH, 87

HOW TO MAKE A MISSION SHAVING STAND, 89

A MISSION WASTE PAPER BASKET, 93

A CELLARETTE PEDESTAL, 96

A DRESSER, 100

A MISSION SIDEBOARD, 103

A HALL OR WINDOW SEAT, 107

A MISSION PLANT STAND, 109

A BEDSIDE MEDICINE STAND, 112

A MISSION HALL CHAIR, 115

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Suitable for Dining Room Use, 5 Details of Chair Construction, 6 The Completed Lamp, 9 Construction of Shade, 11 Details of Construction of Library Lamp Stand, 12 Details of Home Made Porch Seat, 14 Porch Chair Finished, 16 Details of Tabouret, 18 Tabouret as Completed, 20 Complete Morris Chair Without Cushion, 23 Details of a Morris Chair, 24 Light but Strong, 27 Details of Stand, 28 This Picture is from a Photograph of the Mission Table Described in This Article, 29 Showing Dimensions of Table, 30 Details of Table Construction, 32 Candlestick, 35 Details of Candlestick, 35 Mission Chair Complete, 37 Details of Mission Chair Construction, 39 Completed Stand, 43 Details of the Magazine Stand, 45 The Completed Swing, 47 Details of Seat, 48 Showing Construction of Stand, 49 Table for Outdoor Use, 50 By Swinging the Top Back the Table is Transformed into the Elegant Davenport Seen on the Opposite Page, 52 The Billiard Table as Converted into a Luxurious Davenport A Child Can Make the Change in a Moment, 53 Details Showing Dimensions of Parts, 54 Details of Shoe Rest, 56 Details of Tabouret Construction, 57 The Desk Complete, 58 Details of Tabouret Construction, 59 The Desk Complete, 61 Rolltop Details, 62 Details, 64 Detail of Pigeonholes, 66 The Roman Chair, 67 Details of Parts of Chair, 69 A Complete Two Cushion Settee, 71 Details of a Mission Settee, 72 Details of the Cushion, 73 Convenient Pyrographer's Table, 74 Storage for Apparatus, 75 Chairs 1, 81 Chairs 2, 83 Chairs 3, 85 Chairs 4, 86 Piano Bench, 87 Piano Bench Details, 88 Shaving Stand Details, 90 Shaving Stand Complete, 91 Mirror Frame and Standards Details, 92 Waste Paper Basket to Match Library Table, 93 Detail of Waste Paper Basket, 94 Plain Oak Cellarette Pedestal, 97 Detail of Cellarette Pedestal, 99 Dresser in Quarter Sawed Oak, 101 Detail of the Dresser, 102 Detail of the Mission Sideboard, 104 Mission Sideboard in Quarter Sawed Oak, 105 Seat Made of Quarter Sawed Oak, 107 Detail of the Hall or Window Seat, 109 Detail of the Plant Stand, 110 Complete Plant Stand, 111 Medicine Stand in Quarter Sawed Oak, 113 Detail of the Medicine Stand, 114 Detail of the Hall Chair, 116 Complete Hall Chair in Plain Oak, 117

HOME MADE MISSION CHAIR

[Illustration: Suitable for Dining Room Use]

[Illustration: Details of Chair Construction]

A mission chair suitable for the dining room can be made from any one of the furniture woods to match the other articles of furniture... Continue reading book >>


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