Create cool and contemporary furniture and home accessories with 35 simple projects that fully utilize the beauty of salvaged wood. Follow Hester van Overbeek's tutorials to make a huge variety of innovative items for the home. There are stylish and functional desks, shelving units, side tables, storage ideas, and much more. Make an eye-catching side table out of a slice from a tree trunk, on-trend air plant holders, and a table that really showcases the patina and unique qualities of scrap pieces of wood. You will learn to develop useful DIY skills including sawing, sanding, drilling, and various techniques for treating wood, so even complete beginners will soon become confident wielding tools! Whether your home is a stripped-back studio apartment or a homely cottage, there is something for everyone here, and you’ll soon be hunting for interesting salvaged wood wherever you go.
Rustic meets modern with the charming DIY guide, Wood Pallet Wonders. This instructional collection of twenty incredible home design projects uses wood pallets and reclaimed materials to create eye-catching storage and décor. From the rustic Chevron Coffee Table and the beautiful Herb Garden to the stylish Bar Cart, beginner and veteran DIYers alike can take delight in crafting rustic projects that will impress and inspire without breaking the bank. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on crafting simple and stylish projects, you can add exquisite designs to your home or find inspiration for your own unique touch! The wide range of designs include: Rustic Night Stand Shabby Chic Toolbox Farmhouse Spice Rack Farmhouse Wall Clock Tealight Candle Holders And more! Take pride in creating imaginative home stylings with found and reclaimed materials that will help the environment, save you money, and make your home even more lovely!
Build stylish and functional furniture from salvaged materials. This innovative guide presents dozens of strategies for upcycling scrap cardboard, metal, plastic, or wood into dependable shelving units, sturdy tables, and fun lamps. With directions for 35 easy and inexpensive projects that include a Cardboard Cantilever Chair, a License Plate Bowl, a Conduit Coatrack, and much more, you'll be inspired to start filling your home with unique high-style furniture that makes sense for both your wallet and the environment.
Author: Karah Bunde
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: House & Home
Turn simple shipping pallets into stunning crafts for your home! With DIY Wood Pallet Projects, you can finally personalize your space without having to spend a fortune on getting that perfect rustic chic look. Featuring 35 creative upcycling ideas, you'll transform old wood pallets into beautiful projects that will help fill your home and yard with style and personality. If you've never picked up a power tool, don't worry. The easy, step-by-step instructions guide you through the entire woodworking process as you recreate all of your favorite designs. Inside, you'll find one-of-a-kind creations like: Rustic wood clock Herringbone coffee table Planter box with mitered corners Cut-out silhouette art Pallet slat–backed bookcase Complete with stunning photographs and plenty of inspiration, each of the designs in DIY Wood Pallet Projects will be the perfect addition to your home.
Author: Chris Gleason
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind furniture and accessories. Maverick craftsman Chris Gleason combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common skid. Inside you'll find inspired projects for rescuing and repurposing pallets. Some of his pieces celebrate the rough, edgy character of the material, while others are crafted as fine furniture. He shows how to construct both indoor and outdoor furniture in a variety of styles, along with other useful items such as a birdhouse, a toolbox, and even a ukulele..
Author: Editors Of This Old House Magazine
Publisher: Oxmoor House
Release Date: 2011-09-13
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Salvage-Style Projects is the definitive inspirational resource and how-to guide for turning cast-off architectural details into high-style, low-cost home furnishings. This 144-page book includes 22 creative reuse projects for everything from vintage porcelain faucet taps to paneled wood doors. All that's required of the reader is a sense of adventure, an eye for bargains, and a good tool kit. The author even helps with the last two by offering treasure-hunting tips and a guide to setting up an in-home workshop.
Author: Hester van Overbeek
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Create 35 beautiful planters, decorations and gifts – all using concrete. Follow Hester van Overbeek's simple tutorials to make a huge range of unique concrete projects. You will find everything you need to know – what type of concrete to buy, how to use it and how to decorate it – explained in a comprehensive techniques section. From there you can make chic and on-trend home accessories such as upside-down plant pots, a concrete vase with a wooden base, serving platters, a letter-shaped bookend, fruit bowls and much more.
Wood Pallets Projects: Recycle Old Wood Pallets To Create 20 Beautiful Furniture Items Wood Pallets Projects: 20 Beautiful Furniture Items Made Of Old Wood Pallets For Home And Garden can be a good choice for DIY projects. It is easy to find wood pallets and these are great options to up cycle because you can try various creative projects to design furniture and other parallel things to decorate your house on a budget. There are different precautions and safety tips that should be considered while designing furniture with wooden pallets. You should buy protective gears, such as a hat, gloves, and goggles for the protection of your hands and eyes. You always need to cut resistant gloves because these will help you to prevent cuts and slivers. After reading this book, you will be able to understand all these precautions and requirements for wood pallets. You can follow DIY projects given in this book to design decorations and furniture in your house. This book will offer: Simple Home Accessories with Wood Pallets DIY Furniture with Wood Pallets Bits and Pieces with Pallet Scraps Fun and Recreational Projects DIY Furniture for Garden with Wood Pallets Download this book and follow the given projects to make your own furniture and decoration pieces. The book has images and step-by-step instructions. Download your E book "Wood Pallets Projects: Recycle Old Wood Pallets To Create 20 Beautiful Furniture Items" by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now with 1-Click" button!
Author: Ben Uyeda
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Release Date: 2015-11-17
Genre: House & Home
You can make the furniture you want at a fraction of the price of store-bought furniture. Not only will you save tons of money, but you'll also make environmentally sustainable pieces that are solidly built, using real materials like metal, wood, concrete, and other recycled ready-mades. The projects in this book don't require special skills, prior experience, or even a garage full of tools. You'll be walked step-by-step through the process of making furniture, from where to buy the materials (or where to scavenge) to how to make the most of the tools you own.
The Pallet Book is an inspiring and ingenious project-oriented book for the home DIY enthusiast! Author Chris Peterson presents everything the enterprising handyperson needs to know to reclaim and reuse pallets in innovative, useful ways. Just some of the projects included are: A handy vertical planter Coffee table Spice rack Serving tray Compost bin Dog house Bookshelves Wine bottle rack Side table Adirondack chair Some projects, like the raised bed, showcase the pallet. For others, like the kitchen island, you'd be hard-pressed to guess the wood was free! In addition to dozens of projects, the book includes a variety of pallet-specific knowledge. You’ll find a guide with the basic skills and tools needed to rework pallets, information on where to find and source pallets, a guide to decoding pallet markings, and important pallet-related safety.
Author: Joanne Palmisano
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release Date: 2011
This practical guide provides inspiration for those interested in interior design options incorporating salvaged materials like recycled wood and reclaimed stone and explains what to keep in mind and how to fit these materials into any room in the house.
Discover 35 creative updates for a unique and stylish home. Upcycling and updating are fantastic ways to create unique character in your home, while saving money at the same time. Furniture Hacks shows you how to do just that, with your furniture, accessories, and soft furnishings: transform tables, desks, chests of drawers, beds, chairs, drapes and curtains, rugs, and more. All of the 35 amazing ideas have step-by-step photos so you can see exactly what you need to do, plus there's a basic techniques section if you do need to learn a particular method.