Description - Mastercrafts by Tom Quinn
An exploration of traditional British craftsmanship, accompanying the major prime time BBC2 6-part television series presented by Monty Don. It celebrates various aspects of rural crafts including woodcraft, thatching, weaving, stone masonry, metalwork and glass making. It reveals the fascinating history of British craftsmanship.|This is a major new exploration of traditional British craftsmanship, accompanying the major prime time BBC2 6-part television 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. It 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 appreciating handmade, sustainable crafted products rather than the cheap mass-produced items with which people have become increasingly disillusioned.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
David & Charles
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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.
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