Amazing Furniture Makeovers
Easy DIY Projects to Transform Thrifted Finds into Beautiful Custom Pieces
Paperback ISBN: 162414795x
Upcycle Your Secondhand Bargains into Stunning Statement Pieces Full of inspiring ideas for seasoned refurbishers and the know-how to get anyone started, Amazing Furniture Makeovers helps you give your antique pieces new life without losing any of their vintage charm. Jen Crider, founder of Girl in the Garage, breaks down everything you need to know about furniture makeovers
American Country Furniture
Projects from the Workshops of David T. Smith
Paperback ISBN: 1565234324
Exploring the history behind country furnishings, this authoritative handbook offers 50 of the most popular projects from the workshops of David T. Smith—a unique collection of craft shops that create reproductions of antique artifacts. Offering a short narrative explaining how each piece of furniture evolved and was used in the past, each project includes detailed drawings, a materials list, and comprehensive instructions for assembly. Informative and well-researched, this remarkable reference shares guidelines for constructing historic fixtures such as a trestle table, a pencil-post bed, a ladder-back chair, or a whale shelf. Helpful photographs are included to demonstrate specialized techniques and skills, such as routing dovetails and raising panels.
From Salvage to Storage: 14 DIY Designer Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1902686829
14 original bookcase projects with step by step instructions and inspirational features to help you find the one that best suits you Bookshelves showcase our favorite books and most treasured objects, are useful and practical—but, far from reducing them to their simplest function, we love that they reflect our style and individuality, becoming design features in their own right and, yet, harmoniously fitting into our living spaces. They are also relatively easy to make and accessible to everyone. No need to be an experienced handyman to realize these original designs: this book presents 14 creations with step-by-step photos, plans, and technical tips. And for inspiration, Aurélie Drouet peruses some of the more ambitious library, and bookcase, projects by leading designers and architects.
Building Cabinets, Bookcases and Shelves
29 Step-by-step Projects to Beautify Your Home
Paperback ISBN: 1440323461
A Place for Everything... Whether you need storage for books, DVDs, games or clothes, you'll find attractive, custom options in this book. Open shelving? An enclosed cabinet? A classic bookcase? They're all here.Building Bookcases, Cabinets and Shelves offers 29 storage solutions in a variety of styles and sizes with both open and enclosed storage. Each project includes cutting lists, step-by-step instructions and tips and advice from professional woodworkers who have made each piece. Best of all, you can build them just as they are, or customize further to make each piece uniquely yours.
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture & Cabinet Construction
Hardcover ISBN: 1561584029
This illustrated reference to woodworking focuses on the basics of furniture and cabinet construction, equipping readers with the knowledge base tehy require to get started in both activities.
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery
Hardcover ISBN: 1561584010
Filled with an abundance of step-by-step color photos, an authoritative resource for making every practical woodworking joint features visual maps, in-depth visual content, tips, and techniques for all skill levels.
Deck & Patio Furnishings
Seating, Dining, Wind & Sun Screens, Storage, Entertaining & More
Paperback ISBN: 1591866405
Get everything you need to know to build 25 outdoor projects, from benches to birdbaths! Deck & Patio Furnishings is a collection of easy to intermediate projects that any homeowner with basic tools can build. These practical projects for outdoor living range from seats, benches, tables, and lounges to overhead arbors, wind and sun screens, deck boxes, storage, bars, and even side tables and cooler stands. Most are made with standard dimensional lumber, so finding the right materials will be a snap! Each of the 25 original, never-before-published projects includes dimensioned plan drawings, cutting and shopping lists, complete step-by-step instructions with clear how-to photos, and a gorgeous finished photo so you can be sure your work will go smoothly.
Easy Home Furniture Projects
100 Indoor & Outdoor Projects You Can Build
Paperback ISBN: 1591866693
With complete plans that include drawings, step-by-step photos, and clear how-to directions, this gigantic book has something for everyone. Learn basic woodworking skills and become a confident carpenter with Easy Home Furniture Projects. One hundred unique projects will give you hours of enjoyment as well as great accents that you can proudly display in and around your home. Complete projects include plans, instructions, a list of necessary tools and materials, and cutting lists. Technique sections help you choose the right wood, hardware, and tools for your projects, and offer instructions on how to use the recommended tools. Each project is designed to be built with the everyday tools and materials found at any building center. The step-by-step photo instructions feature projects for living rooms, kitchens, entryways, home offices, and bedrooms, as well as the outdoors. You will find projects for ornaments, decorations, benches, tables, seats, garden accessories, storage and utilities, birds and pets, and much more. The book also includes plans specifically designed for children to use.
Simple Techniques for Transforming Furniture with Paint, Stains, Paper, Stencils, and More
Hardcover ISBN: 1452104158
Offers simple techniques to transforming drab furniture into showpieces, including easy-to-follow instructions for spray painting, applying gold leaf, wall papering, stenciling, and dip dyeing.