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Build your skills and knowledge of woodworking. Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique is perfect for the beginner to intermediate woodworker. 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:

  • Harmony
  • Rhythm
  • Texture
  • Contrast

The beauty of wooden boxes. 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 (affordable!), and can be made in the smallest of woodshops. Best of all, charming, hand crafted boxes make the perfect gift.

8 gorgeous box projects. This all-new collection of gorgeous boxes offers step-by-step instruction for building eight distinctive boxes. 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.

  • Lift Lid Rectangular Box
  • Veneered Box
  • Finger Jointed Chest
  • Bracelet Box
  • Jewelry Box
  • Sliding Top Jewelry Presentation Box
  • Swivel Lid Box
  • Magnetic Tower


Learn from a Pro. 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 cross 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.

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Additional Information
Cover 190
Publication Year 2014
Photos 300
Drawings 20
Other Formats 71472
Isbn 978-1-63186-047-8
Author Doug Stowe
Pages 176
Format eBook (PDF)
Toc Introduction
Chapter 1: Lift Lid Rectangular Box
Chapter 2: Veneered Box
Chapter 3: Finger Jointed Chest
Chapter 4: Bracelet Box
Chapter 5: Jewelry Box
Chapter 6: Sliding Top Jewelry Presentation Box
Chapter 7: Swivel Lid Box
Chapter 8: Magnetic Tower
Intro No
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Beautiful Boxes (eBook)

  • by Doug Stowe
  • eBook (PDF)
  • Product Code: TP-FWW61077509
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