The August 2012 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine features an article titled “4 Boxes, 4 Ways,” in which each editor built one of his or her favorite box designs. For the box I made, I put together a short slideshow on the technique I use for separating the lid from the box after glue-up. When … Read more
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Slideshow: Keyed Miter Joints I like the decorative effect that keyed miter joints lend to an otherwise simple box. But they also add a great deal of strength to a notoriously weak joint. Here’s a quick slideshow on cutting and installing keys in miter joints using a very simple jig featured in the August … Read more
Here’s a great gift idea – expanding the Boundaries of Box Making.
Features 34 contemporary masters of the wooden box. Each artist’s profile includes photographs of their work and a short essay focusing on design ideas and objectives. Includes jewelry boxes, desk boxes, reliquaries, keepsake boxes and more.
Our daily lives are full of boxes — some purely functional, others purely decorative, but most provide both beauty and a worthwhile purpose. There are many ways to make boxes [...] Read more