Make Your Own Building Blocks And Build A City
by Jim Covell

215 x 280mm

Published by Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, Pennsylvania USA


ISBN 978-0-7643-3966-0

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Extract from back cover of book:

Create your own interlocking building blocks and remember the childhood days when you sat on your living room floor playing with and stacking your toy blocks. Build a city using handmade blocks. Through 109 color images and diagrams, illustrated step-by-step directions tell you how to make the blocks through the first cut to assembling an entire city. Learn to make wall, roof, window, and door blocks, as well as blocks for the walkways, streets, and the grounds that will surround the buildings. Soon you will be on your way to having a fun new hobby. It's also a perfect activity that parents and children can share in together. Chapters include tools and materials, methods for making the blocks, and instructions for working with them. Let the building begin!

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial


The Beginnings Of A Hobby

Section One - The Basic Blocks

Chapter One - The Beginning

Chapter Two - The Tools and Materials

Chapter Three - The Fundamentals

Chapter Four - Wall Blocks

Chapter Five - Beam and Spanner Blocks

Chapter Six - Walk Blocks

Chapter Seven - Roof Blocks

Chapter Eight - Header and Footer Blocks

Chapter Nine - Door and Window Blocks

Chapter Ten - Making the Blocks

Chapter Eleven - Making the Blocks: Alternate Methods

Chapter Twelve - A Little City

Section Two - A Few More Blocks

Chapter Thirteen - Home Improvement Blocks

Chapter Fourteen - A Little Town