Have you recently bought cheap furniture? Did you notice that is a challenge to put it to place after assembly or move it to the other side of a room because it wobbles like jelly? You can always buy good quality furniture made of solid wood without any plywood and cheap parts but that implies that you are rich because that kind of furniture cost a fortune! If you can’t afford to buy good quality furniture you can always made it yourself.
Don’t dismiss that idea because you think that you can’t do it. If you have some basic tools, you can start with the easier project even if you don’t have any prior experience in woodworking. The handbuilt home presents you 34 simple, stylish and budget friendly projects for every room in the house and after you try the easier projects like storage shelves, you will see that it’s not that hard and you will become a woodworking fan!
The book author, Ana White, is a homemaker in the truest sense of the word. She and her husband built their home in rural Alaska themselves, board by board, and then filled it with sturdy DIY furniture. Ana Whites popular blog www.ana-white.com is one of the most trusted resources for helping people improve their homes by building furniture. An avid do-it-yourselfer, Ana is a self-taught furniture maker who learned her skills while building her own home. She has designed thousands of furniture projects, inspiring people to create attractive, budget-friendly pieces.
Create a Beautiful, Modern Home with One-of-a-Kind DIY Furniture. Beds, organizers, Adirondack chairs, a play table, and more! It’s easy to build inexpensive, quality furnishings with this indispensable collection of woodworking projects from Ana White, the popular blogger who has inspired millions of homemakers with her stylish furniture plans and DIY spirit. As a young mom on a tight budget, Ana learned to make her own well-designed pieces inspired by the styles in her favorite stores—saving thousands of dollars in the process.
Now, in this reference for woodworkers of all skill levels, Ana shares everything she has learned along the way. Inside The Handbuilt Home you’ll find:
• Plans for 34 versatile furniture projects for every room in your house—from beginner-friendly home accessories to sturdy tables, a media center, kids’ items, and storage solutions
• Comprehensive information on using off-the-shelf lumber and basic equipment—almost every project can be made with a drill, a saw, and some hand tools
• Easy-to-follow instructions, costs, and time estimates to guide even the most amateur of carpenters through any project.
You don’t need to be physically tough or superstrong to make your own furniture, and it’s okay if you don’t know that a 2×4 doesn’t actually measure 2 by 4 inches. All you need is the determination to create a better home for yourself or your family and the confidence to say, “I can build that.”
We highly recomend The Handbuilt Home book for everyone who wants to spend his/her spare time in the garage and make their own quality furniture! After you make your first furniture piece you will never go back to buying furniture in stores again!