Design Your Own Furniture

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Popular Woodworking Books, Dec 30, 2002 - House & Home - 128 pages
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From conception to cutting materials, this volume details the process of designing a piece of furniture. Using drawings and step-by-step photographs, readers are shown how to design a piece of furniture to fit their own special needs. A chart for standard furniture dimensions is included.
 

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Design Your Own Furniture: From Concept to Completion

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Most woodworkers are satisfied with designs or plans created by others, but some things lack desirable plans or plans altogether. Stack, a professional cabinetmaker and contributor to Popular ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction to designing furniture
6
Design elements
8
Creating a drawing
18
Creating a materials list
24
Sizing from a photograph
32
Small shop considerations
36
Putting it all together
40
Beds dressers sideboards and hutches
44
Tables
70
Chairs stools and rockers
86
Wall and base cabinets
100
Desks
114
Common woodworking terms
125
Suppliers
127
Index
128
Copyright

Freestanding and builtin bookcases and media centers
56

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About the author (2002)

Jim Stack is the Acquistions Editor for "Popular Woodworking" books and has over 25 years of furniture making experience in commercial woodworking shops.

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