Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Firefly Books (September 6, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #529,003 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #25 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > How-to & Home Improvements > Woodworking > Furniture & Carpentry #123 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > Furniture #550 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > How-to & Home Improvements > Home Repair
Readers with a ready access to driftwood will find this an ideal crafts guide to using driftwood as a building material. Tables, benches, arbors and more can created easily through these step-by-step instructions, which include listings of tools and materials needed. An excellent furniture-maker's guide.
The inserted sections show 16 color fullpage photos with144 pages of practical instruction on fun project examples.Lots of black and white illustrations detail assembly steps.Dimensions of basic furniture and required wood pieces are listed.Examples are often outdoor furniture. The skill level isbasic.
This is a truly wonderful book. The author is very interesting and detailed. You can really build the furniture that is shown in this book. He has short enlightening stories about his experiences. I loved this book. It is even very encouraging.I am so glad I have purchased such a wonderful treasure!
Gave this to a friend retiring to her beach house who intends to get in touch with her crafty side, and who has a hard time sitting still. Since she also loves driftwood, this book was a hit. I was surprised that it gave such specific instructions for specific projects, but it does say, "practical projects" in the title! Even though she may not follow the actual instructions for the furniture pieces, it will provide a basis for how to approach projects and great inspiration for new creations.
my father in law collects driftwood from lake superior and already makes stuff so this will give him more ideas!
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