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A. P. Lapthorn

Furniture Maker

Chatham, Kent


Bespoke furniture, designer, maker


£480 — £5500


Having spent the early part of his working life as a shipwright he went on to study "Furniture Finecraftsman and Design at Rycotewood college, Thame.
The high standard of craftsmanship and attention to detail along with a comprehensive knowledge of materials and pleasure in the making is evident in his work. His work is characterised by strong sculptural elements. Working predominantly in European hardwoods, he often calls upon the decorative and structural qualities of other materials.

Available for commissions




Disciplines Design, Furniture, Metal work, Wood
Materials Wood, Metal

Episcopal kit

Disciplines Design, Wood, Silversmithing, Technology, Leather working
Materials Leather, Wood, Precious metal


Disciplines Furniture
Materials Wood

Bonheur du Jour

Disciplines Design, Furniture, Wood
Materials Leather, Wood

Coffee table

Disciplines Wood, Design, Furniture
Materials Wood

Allen's Pond bench seat

Disciplines Design, Furniture, Wood
Materials Wood

Orbital table

Disciplines Design, Furniture, Glass, Wood
Materials Glass, Wood

St John's Altar

Disciplines Design, Furniture, Wood
Materials Wood

Dockyard Bench

Disciplines Wood, Design, Furniture, Metal work
Materials Wood, Metal

'Hi' chair

Disciplines Design, Furniture, Wood, Textiles
Materials Wood, Textiles