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Woodworking From the Scrap Pile, Book

Item #: 53466

Just the book you need to tackle that growing pile of offcuts and turn them into useful, beautiful accessories.

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Believe it or not, one man's trash is also that same man's treasure, and this book will tell you all about it. If your scrap pile is getting a bit too large, this book will give you just the projects you need to knock it back down and be left with wonderfully creative objects for essentially nothing! This includes many useful items for your home, office and garden: wooden salad servers, a serving platter, deluxe meat tenderizer, letter rack, tool caddy, charming bird house, and more. Each project is explained in clear, straightforward terms, with step-by-step photos. Whatever your abilities, there are plenty of projects and ideas to help you turn little bits and pieces into beautiful accessories like those found in high-end specialty shops.


  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Basics
  • 1. Tools
  • 2. Materials
  • 3. Techniques
  • 4. Serving Platter
  • 5. Marble Game
  • 6. Ring Box
  • 7. Picture/Mirror Frame
  • 8. Meat Tenderizer
  • 9. Wedge End Box
  • 10. Pasta Measurer
  • 11. Salad Serving Forks
  • 12. Desk Tidy
  • 13. Pen Case/Necklace Box
  • 14. Floating Shelves
  • 15. Collectors Tray
  • 16. Sliding Dovetail Lid Box
  • 17. Japanese Work Trestle
  • 18. Letter Rack
  • 19. Recipe Book Holder
  • 20. Bird Box
  • 21. Garden Planter
  • 22. Tool Caddy
  • 23. Angle-Poise Lamp
  • Suppliers
  • Resources
  • Glossary
  • About the Author
  • Index

About the Author:

Derek Jones began work as an apprentice to a cabinetmaker, learning the meticulous skills needed for fine furniture making. He later took on his own furniture commissions and is now the editor of Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine and author of several books.

What's included

(1) Woodworking From the Scrap Pile Book

Technical Details

  • Manufacturer Part Number: 071479
  • Weight (lbs): 1.4000
  • Cover Style: Soft Cover
  • Pages: 176
  • Topic: Projects, Woodworking, Small Project