Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See

Emily Pilloton


Girls Garage is the only book you’ll ever need for a lifetime of tools and building. Not sure which screws to buy? Need to fix a running toilet? With Girls Garage, you’ll have the expertise to tackle these problems with your own hands. Or maybe you want to get creative and build something totally new. A birdhouse? A bookshelf? Girls Garage has you covered. Packed with illustrations that will build confidence for your next hardware store run, practical advice on everything from quick fixes to safety tips, and inspiring stories from real-world builder girls and women, this eye-catching volume makes the technical accessible. This is the guide every girl needs to take her life in to her own hands. Girls, get your gear on, and get building!

Creator Bio

Emily Pilloton is a designer, builder, educator, and founder of the nonprofit design agency Project H Design and Girls Garage. Her ideas have made their way to the TED stage, The Colbert Report, and the full-length documentary If You Build It. She is currently a lecturer in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Price £18.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 2 June 2020
Pages 400
Height 254mm
Width 203mm
Rights Europe, Africa
ISBN-13 9781452166278
Age Range 14+