This comprehensive, step-by-step pictorial reference covers all the methods for making small boxes crafted in wood. Organised for quick access, the book makes it easy to find each technique and: - Tools - Box-making Materials - Box Joinery - Lids - Box Feet and Bases - - Box Interiors - Hinges and Hardware - Decorating Boxes - Shaped Boxes - More than 500 colour photographs and drawings illustrate how to make beautiful joined, turned and bandsawn boxes. Taunton's most successful series ever launched expands to include an illustrated, step-by-step guide to the essential techniques for elegant box joinery: turned and shaped boxes, making dividers and trays, lids, bases and feet, and installing hardware. * STEP-BY-STEP PICTORIAL REFERENCE, organised for quick reference. * Over 500 step-by-step colour photographs illustrate all the processes from basic tools to surface decorating in this book.
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 Beautiful Boxes, Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making, and Basic Box Making. He has also appeared in two feature-lengthd DVD videos. Stowe teaches woodworking in his hometown of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, as well as at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. He is a several times winner of the Vaughn Golden Hammer Awards for excellence in home and workshop writing.