By John D. Adams
Trendy within the early twentieth century, Arts and Crafts-style lamps are well known back within the twenty-first century. The based simplicity of those valuable furniture will motivate craftworkers to attempt their hand on the good-looking tasks defined during this instructive manual.
First released approximately a century in the past, this step by step guide--with measurements for 16 projects--shows the way to flip uncomplicated, reasonably cheap fabrics right into a wide variety of lovely and practical Arts and Crafts tasks, between them transportable desk lamps, analyzing and piano lamps, a eating room dome, a lantern, a color for a droplight, and wall-hanging lamps, in addition to a newel submit lamp, and an electrical candle sconce.
Antique creditors, historians of yankee kind, and enthusiasts of classic furniture also will locate helpful info during this number of now-rare light fixtures.
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After the bracket is complete with the upper portion of the shade fastened in place, the cord should be run up through the center and along the top of the bracket arm. Screw the globe into the socket and adjust the lower portion of the shade, and our lamp is complete. General Dimensions One-Light Bracket Pattern for the Shade Pattern for Top CHAPTER XII PIANO LAMP THE piano lamp is by no means limited in its usefulness to the reading of music. Placed alongside of the morris chair it furnishes an excellent light for reading, and also may be used to advantage in connection with a card table or sewing stand, both of which are usually too small to conveniently hold a lamp.
Shade Pattern for the Shade Pattern for the Top One Method of Attaching Shade to Socket CHAPTER X FOUR-LIGHT, CHAIN-HUNG CHANDELIER AT the first glance this mission chandelier will strike the reader as a rather elaborate undertaking. It will, of course, necessitate some little time, but there is really nothing about it that is difficult or that requires the use of special tools. The shades used are of the simple pattern for the drop light described in Chapter IX, and consist of only cardboard and paper.
Place the small center block in position and then the remaining two verticals. To cover the nail heads, procure a dozen upholsterer’s nails with large brass or copper heads and drive them in as shown. The projection on the end of the socket should be tightly fitted into the top block, and the cord passed downward through the base and out at one side. Prepare four strips of brass, or galvanized iron painted a dull black, and after bending their upper ends so as to support the shade, fasten them onto the top block with screws.