Making kitchen cabinets a foolproof system for the home workshop by Levine, Paul

Cover of: Making kitchen cabinets | Levine, Paul

Published by Taunton Press in Newtown, Conn .

Written in English

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  • Kitchen cabinets

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementPaul Levine.
LC ClassificationsTT197 .L47 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2410359M
ISBN 100918804949
LC Control Number87051674

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