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    DescriptionFeaturing 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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    Title
    DIY Furniture
    Subtitle
    A Step by Step Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Stuart
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 621 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781856697422
    ISBN 10: 1856697428
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    BIC subject category V2: WK
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A04504800
    BIC subject category V2: AKR
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DES006000
    DC22: 645.4
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 684.1
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TT195 .S78 2011
    Thema V1.0: WK, AKR
    Illustrations note
    270 illustrations, 150 in colour
    Publisher
    Laurence King Publishing
    Imprint name
    Laurence King Publishing
    Publication date
    24 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Christopher Stuart is an industrial designer and artist based in Indianapolis. He runs Luur Design (www.luurdesign.com). He was formerly Senior Industrial Designer at Thomson Consumer Electronics and has been a consultant for brands such as Panasonic, Cisco, Philips, and Heinz.
    Table of contents
    1. Tables and desks Newspaper table - Malafor, Poland Ultra-conductive table - Paul Loebach, US Nesting/Stacking tables - Florian Krautli, Swiss working in Netherlands Reslience tables - Julia Lohmann, UK Brass ensemble - Jorre Van Ast, Dutch working in UK Konfitable - Kofikolektif, Poland Writing desk - Luigi Fumagalli, Italy 2. Shelving and storage Split-box shelves - Peter Marigold, UK T-shelf - J1 Studio, US Pipe shelf - Malafor, Poland Box credenza - Will Gittins, UK 3. Lighting Lampada a stelo - Kueng Caputo, Switzerland "You make it" fixture - Lindsey Adelman, US Qooqoo lamp - Moomoo, Poland 4. Seating Poltrona armchair - Nicola Golfari, Italy To become one seat - Erwin Zwiers, Netherlands Sedia e sgabello chair and stool - Alessandro Confalonieri and Luca Buttafava, Italy Hopeless Diamond sofa - Christopher Stuart, US The Panther sofa - Volido, Spain/US 5. Bedroom Divano letto sofabed - Marissa Morelli and Max Rommel, Italy Dressing table - Uhuru, US Oddstock Floored Wardrobe - Christopher Stuart, US 6. Outdoor Sunbed - Cristiano Urban, Italy Ambiguous chair - Anne Mette Manelius, Denmark Green screen - Paola De Francesco and Joao Silva, Italy/Brazil Fire Up Campfire - Evelien Stamhuis of LIENHUIS, Netherlands 7. Miscellaneous Coat rack - Rich Brilliant Willing, US Sailor's Dream floor covering - Jonas Klein of Supershape, Denmark Symbiosis wood speakers - Stanley Ruiz, US Ljustake candle holder - Gylldorff's Vaudeville, Sweden Designer biographies