With its simple, organic charm and timeless natural beauty, Mission-style furniture has enjoyed continued popularity for over a century. For craftsman and non-craftsman alike, perhaps the most cherished examples of Mission-style furniture are lamps. Mission Style Lamps and Shades takes readers through the entire process of designing, planning, and constructing radiant Mission-style lamps and shades.
For countless craftspeople, John Duncan Adam’s Mission Style Lamps and Shades has been the go-to guide for those wanting to build their own lamps and shades. The book contains a wide array of do-it-yourself projects, from reading lamps to chandeliers, desk lights to drop lights, complete with easy-to-follow instructions, measurements, and more than 75 diagrams, drawings, and illustrations. With straightforward language, Adams takes the reader through techniques like trimming a block of wood, using a soldering iron, and designing opulent shades with art glass. With Adams’s expert guidance, the beginning craftsman will have no trouble creating a one-of-a-kind, fully functional, decorative lamps and shade.