Dec 4, 2010 9:49 AM
Wanna go all McGyver on the junk you usually discard? This book will teach you how to transform paper, plastic, metal, wood, fabric, and even concrete into usable household items like clocks and light sconces. Who knew that a Fed Ex box could become a CD rack or plastic detergent bottles could find new life as a coat rack? ReadyMade: How to Make (Almost) Everything: A Do-It-Yourself Primer ($19) will help you turn that trash into treasure.