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Upcycling: 20 Creative Projects Made from Reclaimed Materials

Upcycling: 20 Creative Projects Made from Reclaimed Materials

Author: Max McMurdo
$45.00(NZD)  inc GST
Description

Ever thought about transforming that rusty old item in the garage into something awesome to impress your dinner guests, or fancied refurbishing the random old dining chair in the shed but don't have the tools or know-how? In Upcycling, Max McMurdo teaches you how to discover your inner design genius, where to find great scrap items, and techniques on how to transform them into great designs. Max shows simple design ideas throughout the book that will inspire you to roll up your sleeves and have a go. Step away from the chipboard and venture out of your comfort zone into a glorious world of doodles, sanding, waxing, stunning colours and the satisfaction of telling people you made that! You don't have to own expensive tools or have any previous experience. Some of the projects involve only a few simple steps and can be completed within an hour, whereas others may take the best part of a weekend and combine several different materials, techniques and tools. Whichever project you choose the most important thing is to have fun and remember design is all about experimenting and learning - and not about always getting it right!

Reviews

"Max is an upcycling alchemist who turns junk into something wonderful" George Clarke, presenter of Channel 4's Amazing Spaces 'he's the expert when it comes to turning old junk into special pieces of furniture...Upcycling includes some speedy [projects] you can craft in next to no time.' Prima

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781910254479
  • : Jacqui Small LLP
  • : Jacqui Small LLP
  • : August 2016
  • : 250mm X 210mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Max McMurdo
  • : en
  • : 144
  • : color photos