This book provides everything you need to create storage in your home -- whether you are building your first bookshelf or constructing a complex system. There are guidelines for planning the units, a primer of basic woodworking skills, and step-by-step instructions for building storage components. Dozens of ideas, photographs, tips, and designs help you choose special features to customize your units.
The sections on basic woodworking techniques is packed with useful information about materials, tools, hardware, adhesives, joints, and finishes. You will also find complete building instructions for a variety of specialized storage fixtures, such as a computer desk, a hidden bed, a sewing center, and an ironing-board cabinet. With this book, you can build custom cabinets and shelves that fit the space and style of every room in your home.