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The Great Book of Cardboard Furniture: Step-by-Step Techniques and Designs

Kiki Carton

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Strong, durable, economical, easy to work with, and lightweight, cardboard boxes have all the qualities needed to create functional, and environmentally friendly, furniture for your home and/or office. Packed with 320+ color images and patterns, this guide provides detailed step-by-step techniques for building nine furniture designs, including chic chairs, a giraffe-shaped chest of drawers for a child's room, and an ultra-modern coffee table. Everything from lists of materials and tools to laying out, assembling, and finishing the furniture with a variety of paints and materials is included here. And after acquring the basic techniques, use the gallery section to develop your own furniture designs. This is an ideal home decor how-to book for anyone looking to repurpose cardboard and easily build functional and stylish furniture.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 321 color photos and patterns | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764341519

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A former event and trade show planner with experience creating displays, Kiki Carton has been "cardboarding" for 6 years, pushing the limits of this reusable material. She lives in France where she teaches cardboard workshops and creates furniture on commission.