DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Christopher Stuart

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  • Paperback
  • 270 illustrations
  • 144 pages
  • 245 x 210 mm
  • ISBN 9781856697422
  • Published October 2011

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.

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.

All the projects can be easily assembled using common materials to be found at the local hardware store, allowing the reader 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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About the Author

Christopher Stuart is an American designer/maker working in his home state of Indiana. He is influenced by art, craft, functionalism, and minimalism. As an industrial designer, he has worked in both corporate and consultant settings, developing product for many well-known brands. He received his BFA in Furniture Design from Herron School of Art and Design. As founder and principal of LUUR, a multidisciplinary design and build studio, he continues consulting for companies providing services in interior, furniture, product, and graphic design. Chris divides his time between client programs and self-initiated ones where he also works on his personal furniture and product lines.

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