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.
Maintain the beauty of your cabinetry with elegant concealed European hinges! These Blum 100° CLIP Hinges give you an affordable option for retrofitting old doors or new construction. (Sold in Pairs) This hinge is compatible with the JIG IT Hinge Plate Template D #57345 (Sold Separately) for faster, more precise installation.
Set your own 3-digit combination any time! Changing the combination takes only a few seconds with the simple push of a button.1,000 different combinations!Replaces any 3/4" keyed cam lock.Includes mounting hardware and instructions.Zinc.Changing the combination is easy, and can be done any time the cam is unlocked:Push the change button in (located on bottom of the lock) with a paper clip while setting a new combination. With the combo set at 0 0 0 turn the threaded cylinder while keeping the front housing and cam stationary.Set the combination to the number that opens the lock.Release pressure on the change button by removing paper clip. It is that easy!
Painter's Pyramids work much like a board studded with nails, but unlike nailboards, they can be rearranged quickly for various projects, they won't leave prick marks in the surface, and they nest into a neat, compact stack for storage. This new, improved version features screw tabs for securing the pyramids when using lazy susans and other finishing fixtures. In addition, they feature a locking tab so you can "chain" or "nest" the pyramids together to create a stable surface and distribute the weight over a broader area. Molded with a slightly rounded tip from a non-stick, non-reactive polymer, they will not mar the finish or the wood. Each pyramid supports up to 200 lbs and stands about 2" high. Sold in packs of 10.New tabs allow you to nail or screw the pyramids to a fixed surface.New interlocking feature allows you to chain or nest the pyramids together, creating a firm foundation and more even distribution of weight.Lightweight and compact - perfect for jobsite use.Holes allow easy grip.Can be fastened to a sawhorse by passing a strap through the holes.Holes makes a convenient parking space for small craft brushes.Non-stick, non-reactive, non-marring.Impermeable to paint and solvents.Each triangular face measures 2-3/8" x 2-3/8" x 2-3/8".Note: Though the tip is slightly rounded, Painter's Pyramids may leave slight dimples in the surface when used with very soft woods and/or heavy projects. Use discretion in these instances.