The effects of Hurricane Sandy on the east coast of the United States have once again brought home the importance of disaster preparedness. The fact is that no matter how much warning people have, hurricanes still manage to catch many off-guard.
One of the benefits of being a DIYer when it comes to furniture projects around the home is the amount of money that can be saved. In tough times, this is even more important, but there is one major obstacle that stands in the way of many people: skill.
Those have no experience with woodwork or with the handling of power tools are often intimidated by the learning curve. That is where a book like The Handbuilt Home comes in handy. Not only does it have a selection of projects for a DIYer to attempt, it provides instructions for those who are entirely new to the hobby of woodworking.