Black & Decker Small Space Workshops: How to Create & Use a Downsized Workshop BONUS: 12 Complete Benchtop Projects

Black & Decker Small Space Workshops: How to Create & Use a Downsized Workshop BONUS: 12 Complete Benchtop Projects

by Larry Okrend

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Overview

Lack of space won't keep you from being the craftsperson you want to be, because  BLACK+DECKER Small Space Workshops can make even a closet into a workshop.

Are you a frustrated woodworker or crafter whose need to create is inhibited by a lack of space? If you have downsized from your large family home or simply chosen to take up residence in an apartment or condo, you don't have to give up on your dreams of working with your hands!

With the savvy tips and thorough information found in BLACK+DECKER Small Space Workshops, you can create a functional, satisfying workspace in spaces as small as a closet. Written by Larry Okrend, lifelong woodworker and former editor of one of the largest handyman magazines in the US, this thoughtful new book covers all the issues that creating a small-space shop presents, including storage, ventilation, lighting, electrical service, dust and sound control, and shop layout.

Complete with a dozen space-efficient layout plans, this beautifully photographed how-to guide has a solution for every situation. Plus, you'll find detailed plans and how-to instructions for 12 handy workshop aides to help you get the most from your tiny shop.

The book also features a lengthy discussion on choosing space-saving tools, convertible and multi-use furnishings, niches, and work surfaces with tiny footprints and of course a host of storage products, tips, and strategies. Created under the direction of the experts at BLACK+DECKER, this valuable book opens new doors to let your creativity out, even if you have only a few square feet to work in.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591866893
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 10/23/2017
Series: Black & Decker Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Larry Okrend is a lifelong woodworker and former editor of one of the largest DIY magazines in the US. He has designed hundreds of woodworking projects for crafters of all skill levels and has penned over a thousand articles on woodworking and general home improvement. He is an avid photographer, cyclist, and kayaker and lives in Plymouth, Minnesota.

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