Synopses & Reviews
Today's homeowners are looking to create additional storage space in the home with the most design flair possible. Ultimate Guide to Cabinets, Shelves & Home Storage Solutions
addresses a problem that is common to all homeowners: lack of adequate storage. The book presents the reader with the latest in storage solutions and covers the latest in storage ideas and products. For the do-it-yourselfer, there are 35 fully illustrated projects for the kitchen, bath, bedroom, living room, and utility room to improve the storage possibilities of any home. An extensive techniques section provides the novice handyperson with the skills they will need to complete the projects.
Contains the latest storage ideas and 35 easy-to-build projects for uncluttering any house. 235 illustrations and 115 color photographs.
Store your stuff with these 36 unique cabinet, shelf, and home-storage building projects. You'll find clever ideas and storage solutions for kitchens, baths, living rooms, bedrooms, home offices, and utility rooms.
- Over 500 photos and illustrations that show you how to build cabinets, shelves, and other storage projects the right way - Includes the carpentry skills you need to build the projects
- A wide range of cabinet, shelf, and home-storage projects, including those for beginners as well as experienced carpenters
Table of Contents
Table of Contents Introduction: Storage Solutions
Chapter 1: Techniques-Working with Plywood-Edge-gluing Stock-Joinery-Squaring a Carcase-Making Cabinet Doors-Installing Doors and Hinges-Adjustable Cabinet Shelves-Building Drawers-Drawer Slides-Countertops-Installing Cabinets and Built-Ins-Trim and Molding Chapter 2: Tools -Getting Started-Essential Hand Tools-Power Tools
Chapter 3: Materials -Plywood-Particleboard-Hardboard-Lumber-Molding
Chapter 4: Hardware & Adhesives -Fasteners-Adhesives-Hardware Chapter 5: Wood Finishing -Finishing Tools-Preparing Wood-Staining Wood-Priming and Sealing Wood-Choosing a Clear Finish-Types of Finishes-Types of Paint
SECTION 2 : PROJECTS
Chapter 6: Living Room-Living Rooms Storage Ideas -Entertainment Center -Tall Bookcase -Window Seat with Drawers-Decorative Shelf -CD/DVD Storage Unit-Coffee Table-End Table with Shelf-Wall Unit
Chapter 7: Bedroom
-Bedroom Storage Ideas -Chest of Drawers -Three-Drawer Dresser-Bunk Beds -Toy Box -Under-Bed Drawer -Platform Bed -Bedroom Wall Unit -Dressing Table and Mirror-Night Stand Chapter 8: Kitchen -Kitchen Storage Ideas-Base Cabinet -Wall Cabinet -Pantry Cabinet -Rollout Shelf -Door-Mounted Shelves -Cutting Board with Knife Storage -Spice Rack -Wall-Hung Shelf Unit-Wine Rack
Chapter 9: Bathroom-Bathroom Storage Ideas -Medicine Cabinet -Vanity -Clothes Hamper -Linen Cabinet
Chapter 10: Home Office
-Home Office Storage ideas -Short Bookcase -Fold-Down Desk -File Cabinet
Chapter 11: Utility Room
-Sewing Center -Utility Shelving -Laundry Table with Storage Shelves