The definitive guide to recreating the special look of Greene & Greene furniture.
Considered among the highest achievements of the American arts and crafts movement, Greene & Greene furniture is famous for its refined details and striking design. The special beauty of Greene & Greene design has been impossible to reproduce because of the rarity of the original pieces. But now, in Greene & Greene: Design Elements for the Workshop, modern craftsmen can recreate the authentic Greene & Greene look in their own projects.
Nationally recognized furniture maker Darrell Peart provides intermediate and advanced woodworkers with step-by-step instructions for classic Greene & Greene details, including ebony plugs, cloud lifts, leg indents, brackets, and pulls. Over 200 photographs and drawings show readers the fine details of Greene & Greene design, while photos of contemporary designs inspired by Greene & Greene provide design ideas and inspiration.
Biographical sketches are included for Charles and Henry Greene, Peter and John Hall (who built most of the furniture), and competing furniture maker Gustav Stickley.
Unique and comprehensive, Greene & Greene: Design Elements for the Workshop is a must-have for every fan of the Greene & Greene style.