Book: Treasures from Throwaways

Better Homes and Gardens Books

Meredith Corporation. 1976

194 projects from tin cans, barrels and crates, old furniture, spools and spindles, old clothes and rags, junked metal, decorative paper, cardboard, glass, China, clay, plastic materials, plus “equipment and utensil conversions.”



1 Tin Can Creations p6

2 Barrel and Crate Bonanza p44

3 New Flair for Old Furniture p54

4 Sparkling Spools and Spindles p92

5 Riches for Old Clothes and Rags p106

Woven Necktie Wallhanging

6 Gems from Junk Metal p126

7 Decorative Paper Projects p142

8 Equipment and Utensil Conversions p160

9 Cardboard Crafts p174

10 Classic Ways with Glass, China and Clay p104

11 Plastic Potpourri p222

12  New beginnings for Odd ‘n’ Ends p232

Index p254

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