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 introduce you to his simple techniques for making a variety of elegant and functional boxes. 30 boxes in all, using one tool: the scroll saw.
Box-Making Projects is organized in a progressive-learning format with the most basic box and works through to the more complicated techniques. You'll learn to make a standard box, add drawers, create a checkerboard 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 with color photos and easy to use patterns. There is also a chapter on wood, tools, adhesives, box lining and more.
The final piece in Box Making Projects for the Scroll Saw is the perfect jewelry box, complete with ring tray compartments, dividers, and earring holders. A great gift for a loved one. They'll never suspect that such a beautiful object can 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.