Modern Arts and Crafts Society
About Modern Arts and Crafts Society
An archivist and a carpenter. A student of the history of furniture construction,of restoration and the history and practice of the gentle art of faking furniture. There is an urgent need for a return to valuing individuals, and of the original principles of social justice of the original Arts and Crafts Movement.
Understanding furniture construction. Handtools. Historic Finishing techniques. Taking a design from measured drawings to finished piece. The correct order of work. The Age of the Carpenter. History of Furniture. History of the Arts and Crafts Movement from a Trades Union perspective. Understanding the technique of restoration leads to a greater understanding of antique furniture and the identification of fake antiques.
Open to the Public?
Yes, by appointment only
Provides Course / Training
Available for Craft Fairs
Available - please ask about pricing
Shaker Bench. Quarter Sawn Oak. 30 inches long