You don't need loads of experience and expensive lumber to make attractive furniture for your home just a few 2x4 boards will do to make furniture as good as anything on the market. Here's your no-nonsense guide to creating cabinets, shelves, desks, tables, chests, and more. Learn how to select lumber, how to work with it once you get it home, and how to make the cuts and simple joints required. Then choose from more than twenty projects – from an elegant armoire to a practical kitchen cabinet. There are complete materials lists, numbered illustrations, full-color photos of each finished project, and easy directions that even a beginner can follow. This is your one-stop starting-from-scratch sourcebook!