Synopses & Reviews
This book offers instructions for building nine different beds including Shaker-style, pencil post, and bunk beds.
Provides step-by-step instructions for nine bed projects, including a Shaker-style bed, a Craftsman-style bed, and a sleigh bed.
A bed is one of the most significant pieces of furniture in most homes, ranking with the dining table as a major purchase or project. Jeff Miller, winner of the 1998 Stanley Award for best woodworking book (Chairmaking & Design, now out of print), offers nine attractive bed projects accessible to woodworkers of any skill level.
In Beds, youll find step-by-step projects for a small bed, a Shaker-style bed, a Craftsman-style bed, a pencil-post bed, a plywood platform bed, a Windsor chairinspired bed, a modern 'city' bed, a sleigh bed, and a bunk bed. Youre sure to find more than one project that will inspire you.
Miller provides you with:
- Clear step-by-step instructions to build each bed
- Cut lists that make it easy to get each bed started
- Exploded and measured drawings that show every detail
- A chapter on general construction strategies for building any bed design
- A wide range of jigs for mortising, tenoning, and other common tasks
- Four-color photography throughout, with photos of completed projects
These nine projects, all designed by the author, include a small first bed, a Shaker-style bed, a Craftsman-style bed, a pencil post bed, a platform bed, the Windsor bed, the City bed, a sleigh bed, and a bunk bed. 130 color photos. 80 drawings.
About the Author
Niall Barrett, a professional woodworker for over twenty-five years, is the author of "Bookcases," "Classic Kitchen Projects," and "Building the Custom Home Office."
Paul Anthony, author of "Home Storage Projects" and "Smart Workshop Solutions" is a freelance author and writer.
Jeff Miller, who operates a professional woodworking studio in Chicago, IL, is the author of "Designing and Building Chairs," "Beds," and "Children's Furniture Projects"