Synopses & Reviews
Lack of efficient storage is a common and often overwhelming problem. The keyword here is efficiency: we all have boxes that are too big for their contents, so space is wasted, or too small for their contents, so items are damaged. Bookcases with irritatingly deep shelves that are spaced too widely to accommodate the maximum number of paperbacks, but not widely enough to hold large art books. Cupboards that have fixed shelves in the wrong position, the list goes on and on. The answer to all of these problems is building your own storage. "Simple Handmade Storage shows you how to do just that. Here are clever, efficient, smart, and easy-to-make projects offering storage solutions for all kinds of items, from linens to books to plates, plus ideas for customizing the designs to suit your own interior. Whether you have a traditional or contemporary home, there is a project here to suit your storage needs and look good doing it. All projects are illustrated with clear step-by-step photographs and there is a comprehensive techniques section that includes all you need to know on measuring up for built-in storage, whether it be an entertainment center, under-the-stairs clothing storage, a mirrored coat bench for your entryway, or drawers for under the bed.
Everyone has too much stuff and not enough places to put it all. This book helps solve this universal problem by offering how-to projects for ultra-efficient storage units that save readers hundreds and even thousands of dollars by showing how to make their own storage pieces. Fully illustrated, with clear step-by-step instructions and a comprehensive techniques section, it covers how to build stand-alone and built-in pieces that maximize space and organization: cupboards, entertainment centers, under-stairway clothing racks, under-bed pull-out drawers, linen closets, toy chests, and bookcases and shelves sized correctly for paperbacks, art books, or collections of any type.
Fully illustrated, with clear step-by-step instructions and a comprehensive techniques section, this book offers how-to projects for ultra-efficient storage units that save readers money by showing how to make their own storage pieces.