This book presents a variety of box making techniques, illustrating every step taken in over 260 color photographs. The projects range from the simple to the complex. The techniques necessary for creating simple band saw boxes are discussed first. The projects become more complex as the book continues, exploring several different joints available to box makers, including mitered corners, rabbet, spline, and false spline joints. Instructions for successfully cutting loose lids and hinging them are also provided. Following the discussion of box assembly, Dale guides the reader through several different finishes available to make your own boxes stand out among the rest. Finally, a gallery with many different box types is provided to fire the imagination of every wood worker. The novice will find this book challenging, but rewarding, and the seasoned wood worker will enjoy the details.