Philip Schmidt writes about houses and all the things we do with them. A former carpenter, he is the author of many books, including PlyDesign, Decorating with Architectural Details and Build Your Kids a Treehouse. He lives in Colorado with is wife, two daughters, and loads of leftover building materials.
Books by this Author
PlyDesign presents 73 ideas for sleek, smart home furnishings that you can make from off-the-shelf sheet materials using only basic hand and power tools. With designs contributed by more than 50 creative builders across North America, the projects include tables, stools, workstations, benches, laptop stands, shelves, art panels, organizers, headboards, doghouses, dollhouses, and more. A photo of each finished project is accompanied by a list of needed tools and materials, cutting and assembly diagrams, and clear step-by-step instructions.