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Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements for
the Workshop".

All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart).

If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts & Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.

For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


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Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements
for
the Workshop".

All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart).

If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts & Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.

For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


Thanks for the tip ... really like Darrell's stuff. Also check out American
Bungalow magazine if you haven't already. There are a few more artisans like
Darrell who advertise there and those who like his stuff will spend hours
just looking at the pictures.


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On Oct 30, 2:21*am, "Swingman" wrote:
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*Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements
for
the Workshop".


*All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. *The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. *The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart).


If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts & Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.


*For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


Thanks for the tip ... really like Darrell's stuff. Also check out American
Bungalow magazine if you haven't already. There are a few more artisans like
Darrell who advertise there and those who like his stuff will spend hours
just looking at the pictures.

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Angela bought me that last Christmas. It is very inspiring indeed.
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Read this book last spring and contacted Darrell via email through his
website.
I finally met him over the summer and took his weekend G&G details class.
Really nice guy and really into the G&G look. Got a chance to visit him in
his shop and he was very helpful in letting me learn how he makes his G&G
Aurora pedastel desk which I'm currently building out of claro walnut.
Can't say enough nice things about him.

Gary in KC


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Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements

for
the Workshop".

All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart).

If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts &

Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.

For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


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On Oct 30, 3:10*pm, "Gary A in KC"
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Read this book last spring and contacted Darrell *via email through his
website.
I finally met him over the summer and took his weekend G&G details class.
Really nice guy and really into the G&G look. Got a chance to visit him in
his shop and he was very helpful in letting me learn how he makes his G&G
Aurora pedastel desk which I'm currently building out of claro walnut.
Can't say enough nice things about him.

Gary in KC

Post some pics at ABPW when you're done, okay? Walnut, eh? Sounds very
promising.



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I plan to. I'm building an office "suite" - credenza, desk and side computer
table all in G&G style out of walnut I bought from a friend in CA. Some
really beautiful figure to it. Kind of a different and darker look for this
furniture, but the wood has some real color and character to it that looks
beautiful.

I experimented with doing the details like the plugs and breadboard end
splines, out of a lighter colored wood, but ended up doing them with ebony.
They're much more subtle against a dark walnut but still look really nice.

I'll be at this for a few more months just getting in weekend time on the
project (when I'm not selling nuisance insurance products to an unsuspecting
public), but I'll get some pics up when I get to that point.

Gary in KC

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Read this book last spring and contacted Darrell via email through his
website.
I finally met him over the summer and took his weekend G&G details class.
Really nice guy and really into the G&G look. Got a chance to visit him in
his shop and he was very helpful in letting me learn how he makes his G&G
Aurora pedastel desk which I'm currently building out of claro walnut.
Can't say enough nice things about him.

Gary in KC

Post some pics at ABPW when you're done, okay? Walnut, eh? Sounds very
promising.


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Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements
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the Workshop".

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If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts &
Crafts movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.

For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


Thanks for the tip ... really like Darrell's stuff. Also check out
American Bungalow magazine if you haven't already. There are a few more
artisans like Darrell who advertise there and those who like his stuff
will spend hours just looking at the pictures.



Thanks, I'll take a look at that.

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Always good to see kindred spirits.

I took Darrell's class last summer at Port Townsend Woodworking
school. I suppose Gary from KC and I were in the same class.
Unfortunately my lady picked me up a bit early and I didn't get
included in the class picture :-(

I also love the American Bungalow magazine when I can find it and
another who's name escapes me right now, maybe Cottage Homes? I'll
post the other mag name tonight. I live and love the Stickley stuff
and all the derivations like the Greene's.

As maybe I have mentioned here before, I will eventually launch a
furniture kit business focused primarily on this genre of furniture.
Slowly lining up all my ducks. Have about 1/2 of my initial equipment.
I have lined up a great mill for my white oak. I think I can get
Cheery from them also. I'll need to look into the African Mohag lke
Darrell uses. Really beautiful stuff. Also tuning up the business plan
and slowly building out all the business and product infrastructure
like assembly instructions, packaging, website, advertising, yada
yada.

I plan on using this group to find some beta testers once I get close
to launching.


On Oct 29, 8:59*pm, Mark & Juanita wrote:
* Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements for
the Workshop".

* All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. *The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. *The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart). *

*If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts & Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.

* For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1

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I have lined up a great mill for my white oak. I think I can get
Cheery from them also.


I just can't help myself.

Can you get some cheery for me too?

Does that come with champagne?

Do those folks at the sawmill smile and laugh a lot?

Do you install musicbox movements of laughter in the cheery furniture?

OK, I got it out of my system.

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The other magazine is Arts and Crafts Homes. I think it is quarterly
because I currently have the Fall issue.


On Oct 31, 1:56*pm, "SonomaProducts.com" wrote:
Always good to see kindred spirits.

I took Darrell's class last summer at Port Townsend Woodworking
school. I suppose Gary from KC and I were in the same class.
Unfortunately my lady picked me up a bit early and I didn't get
included in the class picture :-(

I also love the American Bungalowmagazinewhen I can find it and
another who's name escapes me right now, maybe Cottage Homes? I'll
post the other mag name tonight. I live and love the Stickley stuff
and all the derivations like the Greene's.

As maybe I have mentioned here before, I will eventually launch a
furniture kit business focused primarily on this genre of furniture.
Slowly lining up all my ducks. Have about 1/2 of my initial equipment.
I have lined up a great mill for my white oak. I think I can get
Cheery from them also. I'll need to look into the African Mohag lke
Darrell uses. Really beautiful stuff. Also tuning up the business plan
and slowly building out all the business and product infrastructure
like assembly instructions, packaging, website, advertising, yada
yada.

I plan on using this group to find some beta testers once I get close
to launching.

On Oct 29, 8:59*pm, Mark & Juanita wrote:



* Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements for
the Workshop".


* All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. *The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. *The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart). *


*If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts & Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.


* For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


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The other magazine is Arts and Crafts Homes. I think it is quarterly
because I currently have the Fall issue.

Do you have a link for that?

TIA.


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"Mark & Juanita" wrote
SonomaProducts.com wrote:

The other magazine is Arts and Crafts Homes. I think it is quarterly
because I currently have the Fall issue.

Do you have a link for that?


I assume that this is it.

http://www.artsandcraftshomes.com/



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Lee Michaels wrote:


"Mark & Juanita" wrote
SonomaProducts.com wrote:

The other magazine is Arts and Crafts Homes. I think it is quarterly
because I currently have the Fall issue.

Do you have a link for that?


I assume that this is it.

http://www.artsandcraftshomes.com/


Yep. Thanks

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Yup - I was in your class at Port Townsend. I'm the one on the far left in
the class shot.

Had a great weekend there. The Saturday night of the class, went out on the
town with Tim Lawson (one of the school founders) and George - Darrel's shop
assistant /partner. Got to enjoy some of the locally brewed ales (my
beeradvocate tee shirt was a dead giveaway to my drinking habits) and walk
around town with Tim showing us the sites (including the wooden boat
building school there).

Enjoyed Port Townsend and what Darrell had to offer. For anyone who hasn't
seen all of Darrell's work, look it up at www.furnituremaker.com.

Gary in KC

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Always good to see kindred spirits.

I took Darrell's class last summer at Port Townsend Woodworking
school. I suppose Gary from KC and I were in the same class.
Unfortunately my lady picked me up a bit early and I didn't get
included in the class picture :-(

I also love the American Bungalow magazine when I can find it and
another who's name escapes me right now, maybe Cottage Homes? I'll
post the other mag name tonight. I live and love the Stickley stuff
and all the derivations like the Greene's.

As maybe I have mentioned here before, I will eventually launch a
furniture kit business focused primarily on this genre of furniture.
Slowly lining up all my ducks. Have about 1/2 of my initial equipment.
I have lined up a great mill for my white oak. I think I can get
Cheery from them also. I'll need to look into the African Mohag lke
Darrell uses. Really beautiful stuff. Also tuning up the business plan
and slowly building out all the business and product infrastructure
like assembly instructions, packaging, website, advertising, yada
yada.

I plan on using this group to find some beta testers once I get close
to launching.


On Oct 29, 8:59 pm, Mark & Juanita wrote:
Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements for
the Workshop".

All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart).

If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts & Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.

For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1

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OK, it all makes sense now. Saturday evening I was sitting with my
girlfriend at an upstairs pub overlooking the water when you guys
popped in, having obviously been at a few pubs already. We did
exchange pleasantries, then I swooped her out of there.

It really was agreat weekend. I learned a lot and had a great time
around town.

On Nov 3, 11:25*am, "Gary A in KC"
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Yup - I was in your class at Port Townsend. I'm the one on the far left in
the class shot.

Had a great weekend there. The Saturday night of the class, went out on the
town with Tim Lawson (one of the school founders) and George - Darrel's shop
assistant /partner. Got to enjoy some of the locally brewed ales (my
beeradvocate tee shirt was a dead giveaway to my drinking habits) and walk
around town with Tim showing us the sites (including the wooden boat
building school there).

Enjoyed Port Townsend and what Darrell had to offer. For anyone who hasn't
seen all of Darrell's work, look it up atwww.furnituremaker.com.

Gary in KC

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Always good to see kindred spirits.

I took Darrell's class last summer at Port Townsend Woodworking
school. I suppose Gary from KC and I were in the same class.
Unfortunately my lady picked me up a bit early and I didn't get
included in the class picture :-(

I also love the American Bungalow magazine when I can find it and
another who's name escapes me right now, maybe Cottage Homes? I'll
post the other mag name tonight. I live and love the Stickley stuff
and all the derivations like the Greene's.

As maybe I have mentioned here before, I will eventually launch a
furniture kit business focused primarily on this genre of furniture.
Slowly lining up all my ducks. Have about 1/2 of my initial equipment.
I have lined up a great mill for my white oak. I think I can get
Cheery from them also. I'll need to look into the African Mohag lke
Darrell uses. Really beautiful stuff. Also tuning up the business plan
and slowly building out all the business and product infrastructure
like assembly instructions, packaging, website, advertising, yada
yada.

I plan on using this group to find some beta testers once I get close
to launching.

On Oct 29, 8:59 pm, Mark & Juanita wrote:



Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements for
the Workshop".


All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some historical
perspective is provided. The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers (one
of them being Peart).


If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts & Crafts
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For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


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OK - now I got who you are!
Was it that obvious we'd been surveying the local brews? We started down at
the Port Townsend Brewery in their beer garden before we made it up to the
pub where we saw you and your girlfriend. Definitely a fun time.

Oh, and I enjoyed the woodworking school part of it, too.

Gary in KC

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OK, it all makes sense now. Saturday evening I was sitting with my
girlfriend at an upstairs pub overlooking the water when you guys
popped in, having obviously been at a few pubs already. We did
exchange pleasantries, then I swooped her out of there.

It really was agreat weekend. I learned a lot and had a great time
around town.

On Nov 3, 11:25 am, "Gary A in KC"
wrote:
Yup - I was in your class at Port Townsend. I'm the one on the far left in
the class shot.

Had a great weekend there. The Saturday night of the class, went out on

the
town with Tim Lawson (one of the school founders) and George - Darrel's

shop
assistant /partner. Got to enjoy some of the locally brewed ales (my
beeradvocate tee shirt was a dead giveaway to my drinking habits) and walk
around town with Tim showing us the sites (including the wooden boat
building school there).

Enjoyed Port Townsend and what Darrell had to offer. For anyone who hasn't
seen all of Darrell's work, look it up atwww.furnituremaker.com.

Gary in KC

"SonomaProducts.com" wrote in message

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Always good to see kindred spirits.

I took Darrell's class last summer at Port Townsend Woodworking
school. I suppose Gary from KC and I were in the same class.
Unfortunately my lady picked me up a bit early and I didn't get
included in the class picture :-(

I also love the American Bungalow magazine when I can find it and
another who's name escapes me right now, maybe Cottage Homes? I'll
post the other mag name tonight. I live and love the Stickley stuff
and all the derivations like the Greene's.

As maybe I have mentioned here before, I will eventually launch a
furniture kit business focused primarily on this genre of furniture.
Slowly lining up all my ducks. Have about 1/2 of my initial equipment.
I have lined up a great mill for my white oak. I think I can get
Cheery from them also. I'll need to look into the African Mohag lke
Darrell uses. Really beautiful stuff. Also tuning up the business plan
and slowly building out all the business and product infrastructure
like assembly instructions, packaging, website, advertising, yada
yada.

I plan on using this group to find some beta testers once I get close
to launching.

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Just finished reading Darrell Peart's "Greene & Greene Design Elements

for
the Workshop".


All in all I found it a very good book, providing an historical overview
of Greene & Greene and their collaboration with Peter and John Hall

during
the Ultimate Bungalow design days. The evolution of Charles' designs and
the craftsmanship that the Halls brought to the collaboration was
enlightening. A summary of G&G design elements as well as some

historical
perspective is provided. The book then transitions to some detailed
expositions for re-creating G*G design elements in the modern shop.
Various design elements including the cloud lifts, leg indent details,
ebony plugs, reliefs, brackets, etc. are provided in great detail. The
final chapters provide the interpretation of G&G by three woodworkers

(one
of them being Peart).


If you are interested in the Greene and Greene legacy of the Arts &

Crafts
movement, this is a worthwhile addition to your library.


For those who are interested, the book ISBN is 094193696-1


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