Quick and Easy Woodcrafts Author:Better Homes and Gardens Includes: — Yard and Deck Trims for Outdoor Fun--If you enjoy gardening, bird watching, or outdoor entertaining, you'll want to personalize your yard with the accessories in this chapter. Choose house numbers, planter boxes, a bird feeder and house, or a planter table to spruce up favorite backyard areas. — Country Accents for Hearth & Home--For d... more »ecorating in a country style, you'll find this collection of useful and charming projects for your home irresistible. A fireplace screen, chandelier, bookends, doorstop, and wall hanger, all using enchanting motifs, are included in this chapter.
Toys & Games Just for Kids--Those who enjoy making children's gifts do it for the rewards: the big eyes and wonderful smiles their children offer in return. A doll cradle, puzzles, games and even a child-size workbench are among the delightful playthings here to craft for the little ones in your life.
A Christmas Celebration with Simple Delights--Decorations so often play an important role in family Christmas traditions. What better decoration than one you've all worked on together? To make the season joyful, let your whole family participate in crafting the easy wooden trims in this chapter. Table centerpieces, candle holders, mantel embellishments, tree ornaments, and a creche, all easy enough for a child to help with, are featured here.
Woodworking Primer--For novices and pros alike, here is handy information on working with wood. Included are tips for buying and using tools and fasteners, and for giving your projects a finished professional look. We've also included special tips on selecting lumber.« less