For anyone who loves to build long-lasting country furniture comes a thoroughly illustrated handbook from the master craftsmen at The Workshops, a well-known Ohio provider of Early American reproductions. David T. Smith, and the folks who work with him have emerged as outstanding historians, designers and artisans. American Country Furniture is a collection of their combined experienced, and reveals their outstanding woodworking techniques, as well as the history behind each of the 50 piecees of furniture included. Each project is clearly illustrated and explained using detailed drawings, materials lists, step-by-step instructions, and photographs for demonstrating special techniques. You'll be walked through the assembly after learning a short history on how the piece was used and evolved over time.