The Repair Shop: Crafts in the Barn: Skills, stories and heartwarming restorations (Hardcover)

The Repair Shop: Crafts in the Barn: Skills, stories and heartwarming restorations By Jayne Dowle, Elizabeth Wilhide, Jay Blades (Foreword by) Cover Image
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The second specially photographed book from the BBC's Top Ratings Hit The Repair Shop, in which the experts explain the importance of heirloom restoration crafts.

The Repair Shop - with regular viewing figures of 7 million in the UK alone - has cemented itself as a BBC classic series in the vein of Antiques Roadshow.

This new book focuses on the crafts which the experts specialize in, from woodwork and ceramics to leather restoration and metalwork. Learn about heirloom crafts and the importance of restoration in an increasingly fast-paced, throwaway culture. Featuring brand new stories about never-seen-before objects, learn about the skills and techniques at the center of the workshop of dreams and hear about the many lives these experts touch.

The second Repair Shop book to feature special photography in the barn itself, after the best-selling The Repair Shop: Life in the Barn.

About the Author

Elizabeth Wilhide (Author)
Elizabeth Wilhide is a leading expert on design and interiors. She has written numerous books on the subject, including William Morris: Décor and DesignPattern Design and The Great Pottery Throw Down.

Enter a workshop filled with expert craftspeople as they bring loved pieces of family history and the memories they hold, back to life.

In his Foreword, Jay Blades explains the unique magic of the Repair Shop barn, then each of the expert craftspeople reveal the inside stories of their craft and the repairs of treasured possessions that keep family history live using their heritage craft skills.

As a heartwarming and uplifting antidote to throwaway culture, The Repair Shop has become essential TV viewing across the generations and has established itself as a firm favourite, in the vein of Antiques Roadshow.

Instagram: @therepairshop.tv

Product Details
ISBN: 9781914239656
ISBN-10: 1914239652
Publisher: Kyle Books
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2024
Pages: 176
Language: English