Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique (Paperback)
Build your skills and knowledge of woodworking. Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique is perfect for the beginner to intermediate woodworker. Each chapter features a new box design--ranging from simple to complex as you work through the book with each one illustrating a key design principle:
The beauty of wooden boxes. Building a wooden box is one of the best ways to develop overall woodworking proficiency. Boxes are quick to build, require only a small amount of material (affordable), and can be made in the smallest of woodshops. Best of all, charming, hand crafted boxes make the perfect gift.
8 gorgeous box projects. This all-new collection of gorgeous boxes offers step-by-step instruction for building eight distinctive boxes. Also included are one or two design variations for showing off your creativity and adding your own personal touches. Each chapter is beautifully illustrated with 300 colorful, instructive photographs and easy-to-follow illustrations.
Lift Lid Rectangular Box
Finger Jointed Chest
Sliding Top Jewelry Presentation Box
Swivel Lid Box
Learn from a Pro. Doug Stowe, a professional woodworker for over three decades, is one of America's premier box makers. He is the author of Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making and Basic Box Making and appears in three feature-length DVDs. Stowe teaches woodworking in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and across the country. In 2009, he was selected as an Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council for his contributions to the craft of woodworking.