This title includes 20 practical projects to create useful items for the home or office, varying in difficulty. It provides expert guidance on construction techniques and the correct use of tools. It also provides advice on personal protection equipment and good working practice from UK author Andy Standing. There is no reason why woodworking projects should be over-complicated and involve numerous tools and materials. Andy Standing took up the challenge of demonstrating the many varied projects that can be created using just a single plank of wood. His collection of visually appealing and practical projects, including stylish bookends, a personalised laptop tray and a beautiful toy rocking chair, enable woodworking enthusiasts to put their routers, biscuit jointers and other tools to good use. With step-by-step instructions and detailed photographs of the finished items, it provides practical advice for both amateur and experienced woodworkers.
Proficient woodworker and author Andy Standing is technical editor for the bestselling Woodworker magazine. He also writes articles for a wide range of other woodworking magazines covering all topics from techniques and project making to machinery and tool testing. His work has appeared in Practical Woodworking, Routing, Furniture and Cabinetmaking and Woodworking Plans and Projects. He lives in West Sussex.