144 pages, 280*217mm, full color
Craft A Collection Of Beautiful Boxes With Only One Tool The wooden box is a classic and popular woodworking project; it's fun to make and useful to have. However, crafting a box can often involve several different tools. In this book, designer and box maker Gary MacKay will introduct you to his simple techniques for making a variety of elegant and functional boxes - 30 in all - using only one tool: the scroll saw. Organized in progressive-learning format, Box-Making Projects for the Sroll Saw begins with the most basic box and works thorugh to more complicated techniques. You'll learn to make a standard box, add drawers, create a checkerborad design, and finally, to cut box joints, employing techniques that are usually reserved for more complicated woodworking machinery. Projects are organized in an easy-to-follow format, accompanied by color photographs and easy-to-use patterns. There is also a chapter on wood, tools, adhesives, box lining, and more. Your final piece will be the perfect jewelry box, complete with ring tray compartments, dividers, and earring holders - a splendid gift for a loved one. They'll never suspect such a beautiful box could be so easy to make. Gary MacKay has been designing, making, and selling boxes in craft galleries for over 20 years. he is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts magazine.