Andy Wilson has been building props and scenery since the late 1970s. As a freelance prop-maker he worked for many companies throughout Britain including the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been Master Carpenter for several regional rep theatres. He currently teaches prop-making at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Prop makers everywhere now have available to them a broader range of products and processes than every before. "Making Stage Props" is a book for anyone involved in prop making who wishes to explore the wealth of materials and techniques open to them. This highly illustrated guide covers planning, costing, and scheduling; tools and safety; working with wood, steel, and clay; making and repairing furniture; painting and finishing; and more. Andy Wilson has worked with theatrical companies throughout Britain, including the Royal Shakespeare Company. He currently teaches propmaking at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.