When it comes to box making, Doug Stowe could write a book. In fact, he's written several, and has built thousands of boxes over the past 30 years. In the process, he's developed a huge repertoire of tips and techniques. Here, he shares some of his favorites, things to consider when designing your own box -- wood choices, corner joints, lid, bottom, feet, pulls, and dividers. Armed with a few options for each of these elements, you'll soon be making all sorts of beautiful boxes on your own.

From Fine Woodworking #197