Basic Box Making, Volume 10

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Taunton Press, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 153 pages
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Box making is perfect for beginning woodworkers interested in gaining skills, experimenting with design, and feeling satisfaction at a project that can be completed without the time and expense commitment of a bigger project. This book will offer basic designs, as well as many variations to teach different woodworking techniques while the reader creates a practical item or a gift that will become an heirloom. While this book will be enjoyed by beginners, it will also be great for any woodworker interested in small projects that can be done in a weekend with wood leftover from another project.

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Beautiful wooden boxes can often be more valuable to their owners than any treasure they might contain. The pretty boxes Stowe (Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making ) features here are ... Read full review


A Simple Lift lid Box
A Rustic Treasure Box
A Sliding Top Pencil Box
A Stationary Box with Hidden Splines
A Lap Cornered Box
A Fold Out Jewelry Box
A Jewelry Box with a Sliding Tray
A Dovetail Box with a Wooden Hinge

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Doug Stowe is a professional furniture designer and box maker. He is the author of 5 books including Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making, Creating Beautiful Boxes with Inlay Techniques, Simply Beautiful Boxes, and Making Elegant Custom Tables. He also writes for Fine Woodworking and Woodwork magazines. In 2001 he started a pre-K through 12th grade woodworking program called "Wisdom of the Hands", recognizing the importance of hands-on learning for all children.

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