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DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch. All the projects can be easily assembled using the step-by-step guides from common materials which can be found at the local hardware store. Along with designs for seating and storage, the book also features projects for making your own bed, wardrobe, lighting and garden furniture. Each project features hand-drawn diagrams with short, ...

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Overview

Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch. All the projects can be easily assembled using the step-by-step guides from common materials which can be found at the local hardware store. Along with designs for seating and storage, the book also features projects for making your own bed, wardrobe, lighting and garden furniture. Each project features hand-drawn diagrams with short, easy-to-follow instructions on how to build the piece. Whether building from scratch or customising existing designs, DIY Furniture allows you to create unique designer pieces at a fraction of the normal cost. Brief biographies of all the featured designers are included at the end of the book.

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Industrial designer and artist Stuart tries to make modern art approachable with this collection from an array of contributing designers. From tables and seating to storage, lighting, and accessories, the 30 projects include step-by-step line drawings with minimal instructional text in a small font. There is no tool-use instruction or troubleshooting guidelines. Some of the construction methods and materials will not hold up to general use, especially in households with children or pets. A few projects are better actualized, such as the writer's desk, nesting tables, and several storage projects. Not a required purchase.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781856697422
  • Publisher: King, Laurence Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/19/2011
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 231,934
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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