Craftspeople in France: Cabinetmaker/Carpenter

Renovating furniture and creating objects with wood is what David Mournard loves doing – and his wands have been a surprise success.

He was the son of a cabinetmaker but it took him time to realise his passion.

He tried first to make a career in buying and selling before deciding to set up his own workshop almost 20 years ago.

Mr Mournard has always been gifted with his hands.

He said: “I started at 22. I obviously learned a fair amount from my father but after a few years in the trade it came naturally to me.

“I was passionate about wood ...

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