Making Great BoxesBook - 2006
Think inside the box! It's amazing how many ways the experts at Wood#65533; magazine find to make the seemingly simple and always popular box durable, useful, and attractive. Just look at the appealing photos showcasing a bevy of bandsawn boxes, boxes with exquisite marquetry, lovely luminary boxes, and many more to inspire the woodworker. Here are the ABCs of box making, all replete with pictures and diagrams, and with breathtaking techniques aplenty. Transform functional side joints into highly decorative ones that also add strength; attach veneers to create three-dimensional illusions; form imaginative boxes at the bandsaw from a single piece of wood; and use inlay, scrollsaw, beveling, and molding. Most enticing are the more than three dozen designs ranging from fanciful to utilitarian. A Selection of the F&W Book Club.