“Fellow LumberJock, Dennis Zongker, has produced a really fine book that will be valuable to furniture makers and box makers alike.”
The perfect projects for building your skills. A small box is an ideal woodworking project for anyone looking to gain skills and learn techniques. The resulting box is a true reward for your work: It is elegant and functional, and can make a heartfelt gift.
Customize to suit your tastes. In this book, Dennis Zongker gives clear, step-by-step instructions for seven different projects (with variations). Each project is designed to teach the reader skills that can be applied to a wide variety of box projects as well as to furniture building and other woodworking projects.
Satisfying approach to mastering new styles.The boxes featured are traditional in style, with a modern twist, and incorporate a rich variety of woodworking techniques from basic to advanced:
- wood selection
- joinery (including elongated dovetail joints and lock miters)
- segmented turning
- routing inlays
Bring your projects to the next level. Dennis Zongker, a professional woodworker who teaches classes on carving and marquetry, also includes detailed sections on these topics and how to incorporate them to give these stylish boxes an elegant look that makes them stand out from the field.
About the Author Dennis Zongker has been a professional custom furniture maker for over 28 years, specializing in carving and marquetry. Owner of Zongkers Custom Woods in Omaha, Nebraska, Dennis is a frequent blogger on FineWoodworking.com.
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Table Of Contents Wooden Boxes
1 Serpentine Coin Box
2 Playing Card Box
3 Artist Sketch Box
4 Music Box
5 Rose Box
6 Cameo Jewelry Box
7 Traditional Jewelry Box
Intro No ISBN 978-1-60085-522-1 Video No Author Dennis Zongker Publication Year 2013 Dimensions 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 Pages 240 Photo 325 Drawings 34 Other Formats 77640 Cover Paperback Format Paperback
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