Creating Wooden Boxes on the Scroll Saw: Patterns and Instructions for Jewelry, Music, and Other Keepsake Boxes

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A collection of favorite box designs from the pages of Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts. Includes jewelry and keepsake boxes, music boxes, and unique one-of-a-kind boxes that hold everything from poker chips to flags. 29 favorite projects and patterns.

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Overview

A collection of favorite box designs from the pages of Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts. Includes jewelry and keepsake boxes, music boxes, and unique one-of-a-kind boxes that hold everything from poker chips to flags. 29 favorite projects and patterns.

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There comes a time in every serious woodworker's life when we want to try something different.
While the scrollsaw is probably not at the top of a furniture maker's wish list it does offer a chance to master a new technique.

This collection of 29 projects and patterns from delicate fretwork jewellery boxes to pieces that hold everything from poker chips to flags is a delight for novice scrollers and for the more skilled alike. Artists like John A Nelson, Sue Chrestensen, Kenneth Campbell and Gary MacKay have contributed, and along with their beautiful designs there are also expert step-by-step instructions along with all of the crisp photos, detailed patterns and tips and tcchniques needed to guarantee success with box-making.

I was particularly taken with a music box by Rick and Karen Longabaugh, a rose box by Robert Ardizzoni which features segmentation and intarsia techniques, and a secret chamber puzzle box by Karl Taylor. One of the pluses of scrollsawing is the small amount of materials needed: scrollsaw and choice of blades, clamps, sandpaper wood, drill and bits and a finish. Bingo!

Not only that, but each of these projects is presented step-by-step fashion with full-scale drawings showing the fretwork involved. And it can get a trifle complicated too, particularly when creating a filigree design. While a world away from conventional boxmaking techniques, these scrollsawn boxes represent a good few evenings of fun with some most attractive results, and no-one ever said woodworking should be serious all the time. Did they?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565234444
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: Scroll Saw Woodworking & Cra
  • Pages: 127
  • Sales rank: 272,944
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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This book is compiled from all the best projects found in the pages of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Magazine.

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