Synopses & Reviews
The Custom Home Office shows readers how to build attractive custom home office furniture and provides essential information on office layout, materials, and wiring. The opening section offers general guidance on design, with chapters on space planning and ergonomics, materials and hardware, and lighting and computers. Section two covers specific projects including a built-in desk, a filing cabinet, a desktop with cubbyholes, closed storage cabinets, and shelving. Each project is described in a detailed chapter with cutlists, complete drawings, and clear process photography. Sidebars offer style options so each component can be customized to fit any room or office setup. Included are 12 building projects with a variety of style options and a focus on practical issues.
Featuring twelve building projects, including a filing cabinet and a built-in desk, that are accompanied by detailed instructions, drawings, and photographs, a handy guide to constructing functional and attractive home office furnishings presents information on office layout, materials, wiring, ergo
Everything a homeowner needs to know about designing a custom work space at home. Includes information on building home-office furniture, space planning and ergonomics, materials, lighting and computers. Featuring 12 projects, complete with measured drawings and cut lists.
About the Author
Barrett runs Avalon Studios, a custom woodworking shop in Narrowsburg, NY. He specializes in custom-made cabinetry for Manhattan apartments, though he has also done some commercial work.