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Woodworking from the Scrap Pile

Woodworking from the Scrap Pile
by Derek Jones
Paperback

How to make something from nothing, well, almost nothing! If, like most of us, you have a pile of leftover wood scraps stashed away in your shop, you_—Èll rejoice over Derek Jones_—Ès book, Woodworking from the Scrap Pile. Now, at long last, a book packed with great ideas for turning that trash heap into treasure!

20 useful projects made from odds and ends. These made-from-scrap projects will not only clean up your shop, but provide satisfying work that results in useful items for your home, office, garden _—– or as nicely made gifts. Projects include: wooden salad serving forks, serving platter, and meat tenderizer that would cost a pretty penny in a specialty shop, along with a letter rack, tool caddy, cute bird house, and more.

Show and tell instructions, tips for all skill levels. Each clever project is explained in clear, straightforward terms, with step-by-step photos that _—“show and tell_—ù exactly what to do. And, whatever your abilities, there are plenty of projects for you _—– and opportunities to turn little bits and pieces into beautiful accessories like those in high-end shops.

About the Author Derek Jones began work as an apprentice to a cabinetmaker, learning the meticulous skills needed for fine furniture making. He later took on his own furniture commissions and is now the editor of Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine and author of several books.

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How to make something from nothing, well, almost nothing! If, like most of us, you have a pile of leftover wood scraps stashed away in your shop, you_—Èll rejoice over Derek Jones_—Ès book, Woodworking from the Scrap Pile. Now, at long last, a book packed with great ideas for turning that trash heap into treasure!

20 useful projects made from odds and ends. These made-from-scrap projects will not only clean up your shop, but provide satisfying work that results in useful items for your home, office, garden _—– or as nicely made gifts. Projects include: wooden salad serving forks, serving platter, and meat tenderizer that would cost a pretty penny in a specialty shop, along with a letter rack, tool caddy, cute bird house, and more.

Show and tell instructions, tips for all skill levels. Each clever project is explained in clear, straightforward terms, with step-by-step photos that _—“show and tell_—ù exactly what to do. And, whatever your abilities, there are plenty of projects for you _—– and opportunities to turn little bits and pieces into beautiful accessories like those in high-end shops.

About the Author Derek Jones began work as an apprentice to a cabinetmaker, learning the meticulous skills needed for fine furniture making. He later took on his own furniture commissions and is now the editor of Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine and author of several books.

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Table Of Contents Introduction

Part 1: Basics
1. Tools
2. Materials
3. Techniques

Part 2: Projects
4. Serving Platter
5. Marble Game
6. Ring Box
7. Picture/Mirror Frame
8. Meat Tenderizer
9. Wedge End Box
10. Pasta Measurer
11. Salad Serving Forks
12. Desk Tidy
13. Pen Case/Necklace Box
14. Floating Shelves
15. Collectors Tray
16. Sliding Dovetail Lid Box
17. Japanese Work Trestle
18. Letter Rack
19. Recipe Book Holder
20. Bird Box
21. Garden Planter
22. Tool Caddy
23. Angle-Poise Lamp

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Index
Intro No
ISBN 978-1-62710-026-7
Video No
Author Derek Jones
Publication Year 2013
Dimensions 8 1/4 x 10 7/8
Pages 176
Photo 380
Drawings 30
Other Formats No
Cover Paperback
Format Paperback
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