This practical introduction to the craft of bending wood shows how wood can be made to behave in remarkable ways with the application of a little heat and steam. Written by a leading expert on the topic, Wood & Steam includes 16 step-by-step projects for coat hangers, trivets, chairs, lampshades, and more.
Charlie Whinney studied Architecture at Kingston University, Furniture Design at Rycotewood and 3D Design for Sustainability at Falmouth College of Art. He co-founded Cornish design company Sixxis, where he designed many award-winning products, before forming the Charlie Whinney Studio in 2008. Now based in the Lake District National Park in the UK, Charlie continues to create with wood as well as teaching popular classes on the art of steam bending.