Ben Tcharny LSDC

Furniture & Boxes

About Ben
Ben Tcharny is a bespoke furniture maker and joiner, based in South London, UK. Creating and making furniture is a passion that can be judged from both the originality of the design and the quality of the finished article. Using traditional and modern joinery techniques to produce beautifully crafted wooden furniture with a modern twist. "Here at Ben Tcharny Furniture we want to bring great design to functional pieces of furniture that are visually stunning".
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Ben’s passion for woodworking was inspired by his time at sea, sailing classic yachts, where he learned joinery and finishing techniques during the upkeep and refurbishment of these beautiful craft.

Subsequently Ben went on to train as a shipwright in traditional boatbuilding techniques at the Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy. A lot of his furniture has influences from traditional boat building techniques such as the process of steam bending wood and hand riveted fastenings.

After training Ben went on to work for Spirit Yachts building their beautiful wooden yachts, here he learnt a lot of modern and traditional joinery techniques which have influenced his future work.

Ben has always had a passion for furniture and joinery which led him to found Ben Tcharny Furniture.

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BTEC National Diploma in Photography.

City of Guilds Level 3 in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance.

Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy Certificate in traditional Boatbuilding Techniques and Yacht Construction.

Shipwright onboard SY Mariette of 1915 - Two Masted Gaff Rigged Schooner.

Shipwright and First Officer onboard SY Germania - Two Masted Gaff Rigged Schooner.

Boatbuilder for Spirit Yachts - Construction of Wooden Composite Yachts uptown 70ft.

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