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Title:
Fine decorative boxes : designing & making original works of art
Author:
Crawford, Andrew.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Sterling Pub. Co., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:

ISBN:
9780806998626
Format :
Book

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Central Library TT200 .C794 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Small and intricate, decorative boxes draw you in for a close inspection. That's why you'll welcome a guide to achieving elaborate detailing and a fine finish-almost effortlessly. Just follow a master craftsman's secrets -- the best tools, the handiest jigs, tips for converting wood, matching veneers and finishes to the look you want, and a host of other instructions. Exhibit what you've learned in ten of the most elegant box designs anywhere, all photographed in full color and featuring step-by-step, start-to-finish instructions. Begin with a practical Diskette Box that holds fifty 3.5" floppies. Then try the curve-lidded Jewelry Box; yew-topped Christening Box; Remedy Tray with lid; and six more. These boxes are so gorgeous, even the most critical observer will admire them!


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