• Doormaking and Window-Making

‘Doormaking and Window-Making’ by Anonymous

Två böcker i en. En om dörrtillverkning och en om fönstertillverkning. Klart intressant bok, både för den som gillar älder hantverk och den som tänkter renovera eller nytillverka dörr och fönster!

Jag har själv sett dessa i orginal, men dom har varit mycket svåra att hitta på antikvariat. Dock så glädjer oss det mycket att LAP ger ut dessa i en och samma volym!


As the Industrial Revolution mechanized the jobs of the joiner – building doors and windows by hand – one anonymous joiner watched the traditional skills disappear and decided to do something about it.

That joiner wrote two short illustrated booklets that explained how to build doors and windows by hand. And what was most unusual about the booklets is that they focused on the basics of construction, from layout to joinery to construction – for both doors and windows.

Plenty of books exist on building windows and doors, but most of them assume you have had a seven-year apprenticeship and don’t need to know the basic skills of the house joiner. Or the doors and windows these books describe are impossibly complex or ornamental.

“Doormaking and Window-Making” starts you off at the beginning, with simple tools and simple assemblies; then it moves you step-by-step into the more complex doors and windows.

Every step in the layout and construction process is shown with handmade line drawings and clear text. The booklets are written from a voice of authority – someone who has clearly done this for a long time.

During the last 100 years, most of these booklets disappeared. Booklets don’t survive as well as books. And so we were thrilled when we were approached by joiner Richard Arnold in England, who presented us with a copy of each booklet to scan and reproduce for a book.

We have scanned both booklets, cleaned up the illustrations and have combined them into a 176-page book titled “Doormaking and Window-Making.” In addition to the complete text and illustrations from these booklets, we have also included an essay from Arnold on how these rare bits of workshop history came into his hands.

“Doormaking and Window-Making” is a hardbound book measuring 4-1/2” wide x 7-1/4” high. It is casebound, Smythe sewn and features acid-free paper.


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Doormaking and Window-Making

  • Tillverkare: Lost Art press
  • Artikelnummer: LAP-WD
  • Tillgänglighet: Slut i lager
  • 175.53kr (SEK)

  • Exkl moms: 165.59kr (SEK)

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