Two centuries in the making
- Simple Pleasures. Sailors, Peggy // Indianapolis Monthly;Mar2003, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p80
Presents information on a Harrodsburg, Kentucky-based Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Origin of the Pleasant Hill community; Feature of the shaker building located in the village; Various residential dwellings of the shaker community. INSET: If you go.
- Simple Pleasures. Takes, Joanna Werch // Woodworker's Journal;Oct2000, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p28
Provides information on the Shaker culture and their furniture. Immigrant founders; Furniture design and features; Religious regulations; Shaker commerce.
- Shaker Sewing Stand. Wilkes, Ralph // Tables You Can Make: From Classic to Contemporary;2008, p138
The article offers step-by-step instructions for making a sewing stand of Shaker tradition.
- Pure and simple: The marks of Shaker design. DiPiero, Diane // Colonial Homes;Oct95, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p84
Features the buildings, houses and home furnishings of the group, Shakers, in the United States. Historical background of Shakers; Concept of the design of Shaker facilities; Symmetry of the design; Quality of the craftsmanship.
- God is in the details. // Interior Design;Oct94, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p39
Discusses the design principles of the Shakers who came to America in 1774 from Manchester, England. Difference with the Quakers and the Amish; Shakers' innovative design of furniture; Collectors of Shakers pieces.
- Pennsylvania REVERIE. Sheehan, Susan // Architectural Digest;Jun2001, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p174
Provides information on the restoration of a barn house into a stone house in Pennsylvania. Description of the Shaker furnishings and American folk arts collected by the couple who own the house; Description of the renovated barn house.
- The Book of Shaker Furniture (Book Review). Fairchild, Constance Ashmore // Library Journal;9/1/1980, Vol. 105 Issue 15, p1726
Reviews the book 'The Book of Shaker Furniture,' by John Kassay.
- The men behind the myth. Elan, G. // Yankee;Dec89, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p114
Reviews the book `Shaker Furniture Makers,' by Jerry V. Grant and Douglas R. Allen. Non-fiction.
- Book reviews: Arts & humanities. Williamson, Gayle A. // Library Journal;11/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 18, p86
Reviews the book `The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture,' by Timothy D. Rieman and Jean M. Burks.