is breaking it down into manageable sections and then figuring out how to splice them together.

That's how I planned construction of t:sideboard. !v> ginning ' i through p. 95. After I worked out an overall design. I concentrated on the structure of* the carcase. which is the subject here pp. 68-77 . The next consideration was the interior of the piece—how the drawers would be supported and how the doors would be hung. I in co\ ■ 1 'ii pp. "8-85. Finally, there arc the details—knobs, pulls, carved inlav and other decoration that make a piece distinctive. You'll find all of that discussed on pp. 86-95.

The more planning, draw ings and design work you do up front, the fewer headaches

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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