"If you're looking for good ideas for projects that you and your family can live with for a long time, this is the right book."--Woodwork If you can fasten two boards together with nails or screws, you can decorate your entire house with great-looking furniture you've constructed yourself! Made with minimal materials (readily available stock lumber and parts), these 20 inexpensive and basic projects cover a variety of tables, benches, stools, shelves, and bookcases--everything you could possibly need. Build a simple cupboard that fits cozily into a corner, an entertainment center to neatly hold your electronic goodies, a spacious desk where you can work comfortably, and a beautiful dining table where family and guests can partake of good food and company. A special section introduces the techniques you'll need, every project includes a precise cutting list and detailed diagrams, and there are ideas for stains, paints, and other embellishments so your furniture will fit your dÉcor precisely.Mark Baldwin is the author of 'Terrific 2x4 Furniture: Building Stylish Furniture From Standard Lumber', published 2002 under ISBN 9780806973494 and ISBN 0806973498.