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André Roubo

Andre Roubo

André Jacob Roubo (1739–1791)
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Information

Birth date: 1739
Birth place: Paris, France
Occupation: Carpenter, cabinetmaker, author
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Date of death: 1791
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Early Life

1Information is very sparse for the early life of this giant in woodworking and art. Andre Roubo was born in Paris. He was the son and grandson of master cabinetmakers.

Later Life

Andre Roubo later received the title of Master in 1770 immediately following his first publication of "The Art of the Carpenter".
He went on to design and lead the construction of the domes of the halls of Wheat and Cloth. In addition to this masterpiece he also built a stair case to the hotel of the 2Marquis d Marbeuf in the Faubourg Saint-Honore.

Career

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Image Gallery

Workbench designed and published by André Jacob Roubo circa 1769 to 1774. Le sciage du placage par Roubo. Menuisier et auteur d'une encyclopédie fin XVIII°

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External Links

L'Art Du Menuisier
Andre J. Roubo: Translation of “L’Art Du Menuisier” by Lost Art Press
Andre Roubo at Woodworking History.com

Footnotes


1. Wikipedia contributors. "André Jacob Roubo." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 27 Mar. 2016. Web. 29 Jul. 2016.
2. Williams, Hugh Noel. The Women Bonapartes: The Mother and Three Sisters of Napoléon I. C. Scribner’s sons, 1909. Print.
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