Same Place, More Space: 50 Projects to Maximize Every Room in the House

Same Place, More Space: 50 Projects to Maximize Every Room in the House

by Karl Champley, Karen Kelly, Arthur Mount
     
 

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Master carpenter and DIY Network host Karl Champley offers 50 home improvement projects to maximize space in any dwelling, no matter how big or small. Keeping an eye on style and economy, Champley outlines tools, materials, and techniques for searching out and using hidden-away space to achieve incredible results. Readers will learn how to carve out shelving niches

Overview

Master carpenter and DIY Network host Karl Champley offers 50 home improvement projects to maximize space in any dwelling, no matter how big or small. Keeping an eye on style and economy, Champley outlines tools, materials, and techniques for searching out and using hidden-away space to achieve incredible results. Readers will learn how to carve out shelving niches between studs in the wall, tuck more into kitchen cupboards, build hidey-holes beneath floor boards, and much more. The projects range from easy organization solutions to weekend construction projects and more ambitious undertakings. With easy-to-follow instructions for making more out of less, detailed illustrations, and no-nonsense advice on clutter control, Same Place, More Space makes it simple to create a more functional, expansive, and beautiful home without moving or remodeling.

Editorial Reviews

Ninety percent of Americans don't think that their homes have enough space, but most of us have no creditable ideas about how to maximize the space we do have. Karl Champley, the host of DIY's popular Wasted Spaces, has made a specialty of expanding underused nooks and crannies into space-management triumphs. His Same Place, More Space describes all the tools, materials, and techniques you will need to complete 50 varied projects to make more out of less. This inexpensive, money-saving paperback include step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811874731
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
07/20/2011
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Karl Champley has over 25 years of building experience. He is the host of DIY Network's DIY to the Rescue and Wasted Space, and satellite radio's Home Live. He is Australian and lives in Santa Monica, California.

Karen Kelly is a lifestyle and design writer. www.karenkellywriter.com.

Arthur Mount is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in publications around the world. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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