Making Furniture2020-02-05T11:52:12+00:00

Making Furniture

  • Publishing: Spring 08
  • Pub month: May
  • ISBN-13: 9781861085603
  • Author: Mark Ripley
  • Price: £19.99
  • Binding: PB
  • No. of pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 276 x 210 mm
  • Colour: Full colour throughout

In this inspirational compilation of projects and plans from Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine, quintessential British cabinetmaker Mark Ripley offers practical guidance, with some refreshing and innovative approaches and tricks of the trade. Mark’s furniture has classic vernacular lines which give it broad appeal, and his work is achievable and not too challenging for a competent furniture maker. With projects ranging from a simple dining table to a grand, more ambitious Robert Adams-style breakfront bookcase, there is something here for all tastes and abilities. 30 varied projects are each explained fully and complemented with fine photography and detailed plans.

Author Information

Mark Ripley
Mark Ripley trained at Leicester Polytechnic where he was inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement and the spiritual creativity of the Shakers. His pieces feature recurring themes that have evolved through over 20 years of professional work, and design and making have become integrated to create harmonious furniture with an inherent simplicity. Mark is a member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen and the Hampshire and Berkshire Guild of Craftsmen, he exhibits his work widely and his designs have featured in numerous books and magazines.