Made to Last

A Compendium of Artisans, Trades & Projects

by Vanessa Murray

Hardback Publication Date: 02/11/2017

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In a world full of mass-produced, disposable goods, there is a movement focused on sourcing unique and durable products that reflect true craftsmanship.

Made to Last is a celebration of these products and the tradespeople behind their creation. Some products have been made by hand, others with cutting-edge technology, yet each has been designed and crafted with care. Made to Last features 50 artisans from around the world and details the products the create, the tools they use, and the secrets of their craft.

With DIY projects included, readers can become creators themselves, and develop the skills to bring unique products to life. Learn how luthiers make electric guitars or horologists make wristwatches, and try your hand at making a bamboo bicycle or bathtub gin. The products and projects included are extensive and varied, from everyday useful to wildly imaginative. Be inspired to make, care for or repair some treasures of your own.

ISBN:
9781741175240
9781741175240
Category:
Antiques & collectables
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
02-11-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hardie Grant Books
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
292.1x228.6x35.05mm
Weight:
1.49kg
Vanessa Murray

Originally hailing from New Zealand, Vanessa Murray is a Melbourne-based culture writer and communications nerd.

Her work has appeared in numerous publications including Smith Journal and Dumbo Feather magazines, and The Age and Herald Sun newspapers.

She lives with her furniture maker partner and her son, and is slowly but surely amassing a fine collection of beautiful, practical, long-lasting things. She occasionally endeavours to make some of her own.

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