|Series||Technological handbooks |
|LC Classifications||TS2020 .P55|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi p., 1l., 191,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||02029018|
The art and craft of coachbuilding (Technological handbooks) Unknown Binding – January 1, by John Philipson (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $/5(1). The art and craft of coachbuilding by John Philipson, Andrew Smith, Pengwern Smith, Pengwern, , G. Bell and sons edition, in EnglishPages: This account examines the history of coachbuilding, beginning with the coachbuilders who for generations had built horse-drawn wooden carriages, and then explaining how they turned their craft to building the bodywork of the first motorised cars. Using photographs of the different stages of coachbuilding, the author describes the materials, equipment and key techniques involved. Today . Today the profession of coachbuilding is almost a lost art, yet as the restoration of vintage cars seeks to keep the trade alive, this book reflects back on the heyday of the coachbuilt motor car and the skilled workers that made it their craft. Best DIY Books. Learn to do-it-yourself with these books, curated by Amazon Book Review editor Reviews:
The Art & Craft Of Coachbuilding * By J. Philipson from Chronos Engineering Supplies. Please like our Facebook page and share this product with friends. If you have any questions about this product, please email us or use our live chat facility. The Art & Craft Of Coachbuilding * By J. Philipson The author draws on his experience of forty-five years working as a carriage manufacturer to produce this detailed study of . The now year-old has been learning his craft since the age of 15 and was recently awarded the Churchill Fellowship, awarded by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust which allowed him to study coachbuilding from some of the most venerable workshops of the English midlands, arguably the heartland of traditional coachbuilding. The craft of coach building is as old as the coach itself, and, in an automotive context, the term describes the production of a vehicle body by a specialist coachbuilder. By the late s, vehicle design had begun to feature pronounced curves and more complex panels, influenced by and associated with the art-deco style.
Today the profession of coachbuilding is almost a lost art, yet as the restoration of vintage cars seeks to keep the trade alive, this book reflects back on the heyday of the coachbuilt motor car and the skilled workers that made it their s: The art and craft of coachbuilding. [John Philipson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Now at sq ft shop in Charlton, MA he is teaching the craft to students that attend his coachbuilding classes from all over the world. Tonight he will pull back the curtain removing the mystery of the craft by demonstrating and discussing the Art and Craft of Coachbuilding. Books about coachbuilders and coachbuilding are often hardly-accessible and info about them is scarce even in automotive bookstores. Many have never been published in english. Those that have been, are usually very expensive. I'm often drawn back from buying a book by not knowing whether it's worth paying so much for it (I have to buy through.