A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard. After all, it’s never too late to try your hand at actually making furniture from scratch. Produced by Indiana-based industrial designer Christopher Stuart, the book DIY Furniture 2 features 30 chic designs by makers, designers, and artisans around the world. And Design Build Ideas‘ editors have picked some amazing Ideas that you can really use for building your own modern furniture from scratch.
The Mokka Light, by 45 Kilo, uses a classical geometric lamp shade made from passe-partout (framing board), standard copper piping, and some electrical wire.
David Taylor’s Portland candle holder is made of broken sticks of concrete in various lengths. Each stick has a different fracture pattern and a different set of imperfections from casting, so each version is impossible to replicate exactly.
Telefonplan, by designer Daniel Franzen, is an homage to Enzo Mari, the Italian furniture designer who often applies a DIY philosophy to his work, as well as a celebration of the beauty of raw pine, straight from the lumberyard.
Designer Sarah Pease used premade parts, most of which can be found at any hardware store, to make this fluorescent U-shaped light.
The Radiola Table, by StudioMK27, is a bench table with speakers and an iPod dock made from wooden boards.
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