Beautiful Boxes, Book

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, and can be made in the smallest of woodshops. Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique is the perfect introduction to the art for beginners and intermediate woodworkers. 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. 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. 176 pages. Contents: IntroductionChapter 1: Lift Lid Rectangular BoxChapter 2: Veneered BoxChapter 3: Finger Jointed ChestChapter 4: Bracelet BoxChapter 5: Jewelry BoxChapter 6: Sliding Top Jewelry Presentation BoxChapter 7: Swivel Lid BoxChapter 8: Magnetic TowerResourcesIndex About the Author: 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.

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