Subtitle How to Reclaim, Repurpose, Re-use & Upcycle Salvaged & Leftover Materials
Description Description Learn how to turn trash into treasure with this updated edition of Building with Secondhand Stuff—filled with clever tips, ingenious projects, and step-by-step photo instructions.
Secondhand building materials—salvaged wood, metal, stone, glass, fixtures, and architectural accents—are not only beautiful and full of character
but cost less money
and are a good choice for the environment
. Building with Secondhand Stuff, 2nd Edition
shows you how to identify materials that can be salvaged efficiently and gives you easy-to-follow instructions
on how to build cool things with what you find.
With new projects, including a pallet coffee table, door-backed kitchen island, and a reclaimed window greenhouse, this hands-on, do-it-yourself guide
shows you how to:
- Mill and install tongue-and-groove reclaimed plank flooring
- Hang a reclaimed door in an existing jamb
- Install a reclaimed tin backsplash
- Build a granite-slab kitchen island
- Build an accent doorknob coat rack
- And much more
Turn high-quality salvaged materials into clever, useful things for your home.