Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique (Paperback)

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Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique (Paperback)

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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:

Harmony
Rhythm
Texture
Contrast

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
Veneered Box
Finger Jointed Chest
Bracelet Box
Jewelry Box
Sliding Top Jewelry Presentation Box
Swivel Lid Box
Magnetic Tower

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.

Doug Stowe, a professional woodworker for over three decades, is known for his decorative boxes, incorporating natural materials and North American hardwoods. He is the author of several books, including Taunton's "Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making "and" Basic Box Making. "He has also appeared in three feature-length DVD videos. Stowe teaches woodworking in his hometown of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, as well as at woodworking schools and clubs across the US. In 2009, he was selected as An Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council for his contributions to his craft of woodworking.
Product Details ISBN: 9781621139553
ISBN-10: 1621139557
Publisher: Taunton Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 2014
Pages: 176
Language: English