An early Christmas present – should be arriving in the post soon – hoping to get a sneak peek before it gets whisked away by Santa’s Elf (aka Lisa).


This book contains all the Plates from Roubo’s three volume L’Art du Menuisier.
Here is a page from the description of Plate 11

you can see an archived copy of the whole book here page 187 for the plate 11

Roubo was one of the first woodworking ‘Bloggers’


If only I had paid more attention in French I might be able to read the text…

It can also be seen at The New York Public Library’s New Digital Collections