Great 2 X 4 Accessories for your Home

Great 2 X 4 Accessories for your Home

Making Candlesticks, Coatracks, Mirrors, Footstools, and More

Book - 1999
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With a little bit of skill, stock lumber, and simple tools, you're ready to start any of these 23 practical and handsome projects for the home: an ottoman, folding screen, wine cabinet, and even a grandfather clock. Turn an ordinary bed into a four-poster and light up any room with a pretty birdhouse floor lamp. For every project you'll find instructions, copious illustrations, and a cutting guide.
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c1999.
ISBN: 9780806991054
0806991054
Characteristics: 127 p. :,ill. (some col.)
Additional Contributors: Baldwin, Mark 1975-
Bracken, Evan

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jwadhams
Nov 30, 2015

Oddly, most of the projects contain zero 2x4s. But more to the point, there's not a single project here I'd want in my home, the styling has really not aged well. If you need props for a community theater's production of "Heathers," this would be a great place to start.

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benwg
Apr 09, 2013

I found the approach taken in this book to be particularly well-suited to my situation -- a beginner with limited tools and a reluctance to purchase a bunch of tools. In that context, I found the parts of the book that provide an introduction to tools and basic techniques to be very helpful. (The projects themselves didn't interest me as much.) A useful reference to return to.

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