This fourth book in the series
continues the use of projects as a means to learn and practice skills. This book, like its
predecessors is designed to give the reader projects they'll be proud to own and the means
to accomplish them successfully. The projects range from a computer cart (to store a CPU)
to small trestle table and a bed. All of them have been chosen for maximum impact and
doability for a novice. The book provides all the instruction, support, and tips to help
any serious beginner achieve their goal. Projects Included: Desk Organizer, Blanket Box,
Storage Bench, Breakfast Table, Sofa Table, Bookcase, Simple Bed, Desk.
Spiral-bound: 127 pages Bk & DVD edition
(April 2006) ISBN: 1558707700
This book is the ultimate guide to
building high-end period furniture. Master craftsman Glen Huey packs so much knowledge and
instruction between these covers that woodworkers will feel like he's standing right next
to them in the shop. Highlights include: A bonus DVD with real-time demonstrations of key
furniture-building techniques; Clear, concise instructioncomplete with step-by-step
photos and full-scale, pull-out drawingsto answer all the important questions; A
selection of projects worthy of the Antiques Roadshow.
Paperback: 127 pages ISBN: 1558707603
Publisher: F & W Publications (January 28, 2006)
Geared towards casual woodworkers
and enthusiastic DIYers, this book opens the door to stylish, affordable furniture that
anyone can build! The step-by-step instructions cover 20 projects including high-use
household items such as futons, armoires, lamps, dressers and nightstands. All of the
designs are easy to build and take only one to three hours to complete, use inexpensive,
readily available materials, and produce sturdy furniture designed for the long
haul--perfect for those on a budget or just testing their woodworking skills or
With this treasury of 25 pieces,
inspired by classical, Arts & Crafts, traditional, and contemporary styles, newcomers
to furniture making can create original, extraordinary projects. Each project comes with
detailed instructions, close-ups of each step, and elegant photographs. A special feature:
exploded drawings of cross-sections that peer into places photos can't see. Some projects
are small and quick, such as the rocking chair, cherry table, and retro cabinet. Others
use the same techniques to create magnificent works of art: a breakfront bookcase, Shaker
writing desk, and Victorian pivot table. Special tips help woodworkers to adapt the
techniques to their own personal projects.
Build-it-yourself is a hugely
popular mission style
Woodworkers of all ages and abilities will delight in this book's wealth of projects
ranging from decorative accessories to lamps, tables, chairs, and even a writing desk.
Precise diagrams and measurements, and simple, thorough instructions will help make great
things happen in your home workshop.