Daniel Mack

Rustic Furnishings

"by Daniel Mack"

    Books(7), Blogs(3), Videos(5), Magazine Column(since 2011)



MARKINGS                in-process, 2013-14

The Adirondack Chair   The Hammock (2008)


signed/shipped $20/each                Reviews: 8/13/08  6/27/08


Anima: Carved Bark Figures 

self-published 2006, 2009  no longer available

Dan's four Rustic Books

All these books have a mix of history, lore, technical information and projects. And they each feature work by a couple of dozen different makers in addition to Dan's work. No one book is "better", but the first...


Making Rustic Furniture (1991)

is still The Rustic Bible. over 100,000 copies out there!    signed/shipped $20


The Art of Rustic Furniture (1995)  out-of-print

The second book, The Rustic Furniture Companion, was re-named The Art of Rustic Furniture (1995) when it went to paperback.   available from Amazon or Ebay.

The Rustic Workshop (1999)

Simple Rustic Furniture, was re-named The Rustic Workshop (1999) when it went to paperback. signed/shipped $25



Rustic Garden Furniture and Accessories

(2004)   with my friend, Thomas Stender.

Rustic Garden Furniture and Accessories is the fourth and last in this Rustic Series for Lark Books with 30 clear projects and up-to-date tool information.


If you want the three available Lark-Rustic Books together, signed and drawn in, you have a deal for only $80, delivered in the US.

Dan Mack writes about Log Cabins

Log Cabin Living  (1999)    out-of-print

a long essay-poem on the log cabin-- on everything except how to make them! It's about camping, bugs, ghosts, trees, food collecting and all the other little streams of imagination that feed the Log Cabin mind in each of us.

available from Amazon or Ebay.

I do have two copies left to sell.   $40 post-paid.


Bi-Monthly Column in Dirt Magazine   Thin Places      archive

Blogs (3)           Wayward       Surrealism        Rustic

Masculinity is like pulled pork (2011)

Recent Books with Daniel Mack's Work:
Meubles et Decors des Annees 80   Anne Bony

Studio Furniture of the Renwick Collection

Guys and Garages

500 Chairs