Boxes - Lidded

A box is a lidded wooden container distinguished from its larger cousin, a chest, primarily by its smaller size; the demarcation between a large box and a small chest often being a matter of opinion. Boxes have undoubtedly been made as receptacles for
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  • A Box Worth RepeatingA Box Worth Repeating

    by Laura Mays

    Making boxes is a great way to explore the idea of building things in a series. When you change the small-scale details, you can change the look of the overall ...

  • Free Plan: Spanish Cedar HumidorFree Plan: Spanish Cedar Humidor

    by Rick Allyn

    A professional humidor maker teaches you how to make the ideal place to store cigars

  • A Better Way to Build BoxesA Better Way to Build Boxes

    by Doug Stowe

    This striking box, with its maple sides and contrasting mesquite top, is one of Doug Stowe's favorites and is an ideal project for demonstrating a continuous-grain ...

  • Build a Bandsawn BoxVideo: Build a Bandsawn Box

    with Mark Duginske

    Quick and easy boxes make great gifts and polish your skills at the bandsaw

  • Build a Lift-Lid BoxBuild a Lift-Lid Box

    by Doug Stowe

    Download free plans and instructions for this elegant box; excerpted from the book 'Basic Box Making'

  • Making Mitered BoxesMaking Mitered Boxes

    by Gary Rogowski

    Dovetails aren't the only way to show off your box joinery skills. Gary Rogowski explains techniques for making strong corner joints and matching long grain for ...

  • A Small Elegant BoxA Small Elegant Box

    by Gary Rogowski

    Pinned lap joints and shaped sides refine a basic design

  • Shaker Oval BoxesShaker Oval Boxes

    by John Wilson

    Oval boxes continue to be the most popular product the Shakers ever offered to the outside world. John Wilson teaches novice and experienced woodworkers how to ...

  • Quick and Tricky Little BoxesQuick and Tricky Little Boxes

    by Jim Cummins

    Jim Cummins talks about what he learned as he built small boxes from scrap in his shop. No two boxes are alike, most of them figure-matched in one way or another. ...

  • Oval BoxesOval Boxes

    by Tom McFadden

    Though he started off studying Shaker oval boxes, Tom McFadden makes his of a variety of woods and he leaves the outside overlapping end square, instead of cutting ...

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