Description - Mastercrafts by Tom Quinn
This is a major new exploration of traditional British craftsmanship, accompanying the prime time BBC TV series presented by Monty Don. It celebrates all aspects of rural crafts including woodcraft, thatching, weaving, stone masonry, metalwork and glass making. It showcases some of Britain's leading master craftsmen and explains the techniques at the heart of their trades. Reveals the fascinating history of British craftsmanship, inspiring interest and involvement in these valuable and rewarding crafts. Mastercrafts represents a major shift in attitudes towards hand-made, sustainable crafted products rather than the cheap mass-produced items with which people have become increasingly disillusioned. Includes still photography from the programme and features the craft experts seen in the series.
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(246mm x 189mm x 34mm)
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Author Biography - Tom Quinn
Tom Quinn is a writer, editor and a social historian. He is the author of the bestselling Tales of the Old Railwaymen, as well as books on countryside history, antique collecting, fishing and walking. He is currently the editor of Country Landowner magazine and former editor of The Countryman.