Beautiful Boxes Design and Technique by Doug Stowe

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Beautiful Boxes Design and Technique by Doug Stowe (HB140)
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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.

Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique Projects include:

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