Black & Decker Readymade Home Furniture: Easy Building Projects Made From Off-the-shelf Items

byChris Peterson

Paperback | December 25, 2018

Black & Decker Readymade Home Furniture: Easy Building Projects Made From Off-the-shelf Items by Chris Peterson
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You might not think it, but home stores carry all the furniture you'd find in a show room; it's just not assembled yet.Black & Decker Readymade Home Furnitureshows you how.

You can find just about any furnishing imaginable in the aisles of the home goods store—coffee tables, wine racks, chandeliers—with just a little assembly (and creativity) required. InBlack & Decker Readymade Home Furniture, you will learn how tore-imagine the big-box building centeras a source for stylish, customized home furnishings that are inexpensive and easy to make yourself.

Metal connectors, pipes and ductwork, rope, sheet goods, glass, and all varieties of hardware are just a few of the ingredients you can shop for to turn yourself into a furniture maker—without the need to buy a lot of woodworking tools and learn complicated joinery.

Inside this book, you will find a wealth of insightful information on how toconvert everyday building materials into fine furnishings, along with 24 projects, complete with instructions to get you started. Unique and custom styles and colors, durability (select the quality materials you want), low cost, and a sense of satisfaction are just a few of the benefits you will experience bydoing your furniture shopping at your home centeror hardware store.

A few of the demonstration projects included inBlack & Decker Readymade Home Furnitureare:
  • Shoe rack from concrete forming tubes
  • Copper pipe tubing pot rack
  • Nuts-and-bolt candle holder
  • Door desk made with axe handle legs
  • Modern media center from angle iron and melamine board
  • Door handle coat rack
  • Ductwork coffee table
  • Bagged concrete planters
  • Faux rock and pump waterfall
Grab your tools, because it's time to get creative! One trip to the home center will save you a dozen to the furniture showroom; not to mention time, money, and having to deal with salesmen.
Chris Petersonis a veteran home improvement and design author. Among the many books he has written are5-Gallon Bucket Book, Building with Secondhand Stuff, Manskills,four books in the Ideas You Can Use series, and many books in Cool Springs Press's BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide series. He has also co-authored numerous home design books w...
Title:Black & Decker Readymade Home Furniture: Easy Building Projects Made From Off-the-shelf ItemsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 10.88 X 8.38 X 0.38 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 10.88 X 8.38 X 0.38 inPublished:December 25, 2018Publisher:Cool Springs PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760361622

ISBN - 13:9780760361627

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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