Creating Books Boxes

Sophisticated, beautiful, and original projects in a simplified and accessible presentation make this a perfect book for beginners and experienced book-makers alike.

Creating Books   Boxes

Author: Benjamin D Rinehart

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781592532919

Page: 144

View: 530

Complete step-by-step instruction, full-color project photos, detailed step illustrations, diagrams, and tips.Creating Books & Boxes presents a new volume on book-making techniques by contemporary book instructor Benjamin Rinehart. Rinehart presents a comprehensive resource for creating basic book-making structures as a starting point, but then adds unique twists to make them a little more surprising, fun, and dimensional. The book includes all the basics (tools, adhesives, archival properties, cutting and terminology), through detailed and highly illustrated instructions and includes unique and special methods for finishing the pages. It covers adding elements such as paper dying, copy transfers, stamping, and paste papers. Sophisticated, beautiful, and original projects in a simplified and accessible presentation make this a perfect book for beginners and experienced book-makers alike.

Basic Box Making

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Basic Box Making

Author: Doug Stowe

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561588520

Page: 153

View: 933

"Learn the art of box making from one of the foremost experts of the craft. Through Doug Stowe's decades of experience, you'll learn the basic techniques to get started, as well as more advanced ways to approach finely crafted boxes"--Publisher website (publisher website (December 2007).

Creating Beautiful Boxes With Inlay Techniques

Rich in information, Doug Stowe's book details everything you need to know - from tips on tools to specific wood recommendations to sources of hard-to-find materials. &break;&break;Nothing has been left out or left to chance. &break;&break ...

Creating Beautiful Boxes With Inlay Techniques

Author: Doug Stowe

Publisher: Betterway Books

ISBN: 9781558704435

Page: 128

View: 514

Everybody loves boxes - especially woodworkers. After all, they're easy to make, great for gifts, and are perfect for honing your skills. &break;&break;Creating Beautiful Boxes With Inlay Techniques is a practical, easy-to-understand working manual to building elegant boxes in an array of shapes, colors and sizes. Rich in information, Doug Stowe's book details everything you need to know - from tips on tools to specific wood recommendations to sources of hard-to-find materials. &break;&break;Nothing has been left out or left to chance. &break;&break;Each project - the sculpted pecan box, the routed box with sliding top, the bandsaw box, and more - is lavishly illustrated with color photographs of the finishes project, detailed drawings and cutting lists, and step-by-step photos so precise and vivid that you could probably build the projects without reading a word (there are more than two dozen of these illustrating the first simple project alone)! &break;&break;Projects include: &break;&break;Pen box &break;Stamp box &break;Triangle box &break;Walnut box with spalted maple inlay &break;Checkerboard inlay box &break;Sculpted pecan box &break;CD cabinet &break;Tea chest &break;Cherry dovetailed jewelry box &break;Jewelry cabinet &break;Earring chest &break;Fiddleback maple jewelry chest &break;&break;What's more, Creating Beautiful Boxes With Inlay Techniques gives you the know-how to design your own adaptations of these and other projects. &break;&break;So no matter your experience or shop size, you'll be inlaying your own boxes with confidence and flawless fits, time after time, in no time at all.

A Tale of Boxes

How can I transform it? By examining the forces that have shaped your most deeply held beliefs, this book challenges you to think outside the box that society has provided for you ... ... and begin writing your own story.

A Tale of Boxes

Author: Robert T. Latham

Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.

ISBN: 1604942592

Page: 436

View: 357

Every one of us lives in a box. This box determines what we see and what we do not see. It tells us who to love and hate. What to fight for. How to live. Who we are. Our boxes -- the collection of stories we tell about ourselves and the world -- create the human drama. Whether you become a pawn in this drama or take control of your destiny depends on the ability to answer two questions: Why is my box the way it is? How can I transform it? By examining the forces that have shaped your most deeply held beliefs, this book challenges you to think outside the box that society has provided for you ... ... and begin writing your own story.

Altered Art

Offers project ideas and describes the creative processes, techniques, and materials used in creating collage and assemblage art; presents the work of over thirty artists and designers.

Altered Art

Author: Terry Taylor

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579905507

Page: 144

View: 646

Offers project ideas and describes the creative processes, techniques, and materials used in creating collage and assemblage art; presents the work of over thirty artists and designers.

Taunton s Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making

Filled with both small and large projects for boxes of all shapes, sizes, textures, and finishes, this guide covers all the techniques necessary to create everything from Japanese puzzle boxes to band-sewn boxes. Original.

Taunton s Complete Illustrated Guide to Box Making

Author: Doug Stowe

Publisher: Taunton

ISBN: 9781561585939

Page: 151

View: 435

Stairway design and construction is a cornerstone of homebuilding. This is where carpenters show off their skill in combining safe, solid construction with suitable dimensions, excellent craftsmanship, and (more often than not) impressive measures of ingenuity. Even in the simplest of houses, building a stairway can be a complex project. That's why the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine have compiled a selection of stair-building articles that covers a broad range of details relating to design, fabrication and installation. It's all here, from simple, site-built utility staircases to elaborate spirals.

Creating Wooden Boxes on the Scroll Saw

The sheer variety of styles and techniques is why we collected 29 of the most popular box projects from Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts and packed them into this one big collection.

Creating Wooden Boxes on the Scroll Saw

Author: Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565234444

Page: 127

View: 623

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.

Tiny Boxes

In this all-new collection of boxes from America's premier box makers, Doug Stowe takes you step-by-step through the construction of ten tiny boxes."--

Tiny Boxes

Author: Doug Stowe

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781631864476

Page: 176

View: 780

Master box maker Doug Stowe guides woodworkers every step of the way in creating 10 gorgeous yet useful Tiny Boxes. Boxes are always a hit with woodworkers because they are quick to build, use a minimal amount of material, don t require a large workshop, and make great gifts. Each project teaches a new technique so you will improve your general woodworking skills as you create boxes like the inlaid sliding pocket box and Japanese puzzle box. In this all-new collection of boxes from one of America's premier box makers, Doug Stowe shows how to design and build ten tiny boxes, including an inlaid sawn box, a box made with hand tools, and a finger jointed box with dovetails. "

Book Art Studio Handbook

This book goes beyond quick craft projects and into the heart of bookmaking, binding, letterpress printing, decorative cover techniques, book conservation, and other book arts.

Book Art Studio Handbook

Author: Stacie Dolin

Publisher:

ISBN: 1592538185

Page: 160

View: 166

DIV As the “book” morphs and evolves into a malleable, digital file, interest in the classic form is reignited in book lovers and crafters. Book Art Studio Handbook offers readers a comprehensive and accessible guide to not only the nuts and bolts of this classic art, but insight into the artisan’s lifestyle. This book goes beyond quick craft projects and into the heart of bookmaking, binding, letterpress printing, decorative cover techniques, book conservation, and other book arts. It is an essential companion book for all paper lovers and bibliophiles—especially as the book as object becomes more prominent a concept. /div

Handmade Packaging Workshop

Packed with tutorials, case studies, inspirational work and profiles of practitioners, the book follows a logical learning structure, beginning with an understanding of tools and materials, through inspirational examples from successful ...

Handmade Packaging Workshop

Author: Rachel Wiles

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780500290576

Page: 176

View: 697

Handmade Packaging Workshop explores innovation, design and the beautiful aesthetic of handmade packaging. Packed with tutorials, case studies, inspirational work and profiles of practitioners, the book follows a logical learning structure, beginning with an understanding of tools and materials, through inspirational examples from successful designers, to a final section with tutorials on the skills needed to execute packaging design as well as advice on how to set yourself up as a professional. Sections two and three form the main focus of the book, comprising a host of case studies that are organized by type of packaging element, whether labels, boxes or bags, or recycled and reusable elements such as fabrics and wraps. Within each case study, icons and captions identify whether the packaging has been handmade from scratch, hand-finished, contains handmade elements, or simply draws on the handmade aesthetic. The final section offers tutorials that show the reader how to create a repeat pattern, a box template, screenprint labels, and so on. In addition, profiles and interviews offer an understanding of the challenges faced by industry professionals.

Art of Creating

A new series of small and practical volumes specially created to celebrate and support individual creativity.

Art of Creating

Author: White Star Publisher

Publisher:

ISBN: 9788854409583

Page:

View: 374

A new series of small and practical volumes specially created to celebrate and support individual creativity. A real treasure chest of ideas for concepts, decorations, and small crafts that are perfect for holidays, special occasions, home decorating, or just impressing friends and entertaining children... Clear and simple instructions accompanied by detailed, step-by-step photographs illustrating their execution both guide the reader through the various phases of work needed to complete both simple and complex projects, all while reinforcing the sense of fun that is inherent in each hands-on activity. Each project page includes a box that clearly indicates the tools and materials needed, as well as the level of difficulty and time needed to complete it. All that's left for the readers is to flip through the pages and unleash their creativity and imagination. Fully illustrated

Tomoko Fuse s Origami Boxes

Considered the most famous living origami master, Tomoko Fuse is known for her expertise in box-folding and other origami paper craft styles.

Tomoko Fuse s Origami Boxes

Author: Tomoko Fuse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 146292039X

Page: 96

View: 205

With this origami-how-to book, learn how to fold unique gift boxes that are as unique as the treasures they hold! Considered the most famous living origami master, Tomoko Fuse is known for her expertise in box-folding and other origami paper craft styles. The simple flat box, or tato, is an excellent introduction to the art of beginner origami and allows readers to "start small," then build to more intricate pieces. Handmade paper boxes are an expression of origami crafts at their very best. Experiment with different thicknesses, textures, and origami paper designs of paper for a true one-of-a-kind presentation. Step by step instructions and diagrams guide you from start to finish as you create: Flat boxes in several different shapes Boxes with multifaceted tops Box tops with spiraled flourishes And so much more Origami box folding is a relaxing and satisfying craft for all levels of expertise and—with a little practice and this easy origami book—gift-giving will never be the same.

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Boxes

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Boxes transforms cereal boxes into monsters, robots and much more.

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Boxes

Author: Fiona Hayes

Publisher: QEB Publishing

ISBN: 9781609928346

Page: 80

View: 717

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Boxes transforms cereal boxes into monsters, robots and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to do together. The 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors and styles for a range of ages.

Big Box of Shapes

Triangles, circles, squares. To most of us, these are just simple shapes. But in the imaginations of Lulu and Max, these shapes found in a box take on exciting new meanings. What will you see?

Big Box of Shapes

Author: Wiley Blevins

Publisher: Rocking Chair Kids – Red Chair Press

ISBN: 1634400879

Page: 24

View: 594

Triangles, circles, squares. To most of us, these are just simple shapes. But in the imaginations of Lulu and Max, these shapes found in a box take on exciting new meanings. What will you see?

How to Manage an Independent Reading Program

To help traffic flow in the library and to build confidence when selecting a text,
each student can create a personal book box. On the first day of school, instruct
students to bring an empty cereal box to class. Once all students have boxes,
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How to Manage an Independent Reading Program

Author: Irene Parisi

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 142063125X

Page: 80

View: 189

Tips on setting up an independent reading program are accompanied by mini-lessons for using the QAR model to increase comprehension.

Sculptural Boxes Made Easy Volume 1

The skills taught in this book will open the door for wood workers to create their own amazing wood boxes. This book shows the wood worker how to go from making nice boxes to amazing works of art.

Sculptural Boxes Made Easy Volume 1

Author: Thomas Haapapuro

Publisher: Thomas Haapapuro

ISBN: 9780692639184

Page: 44

View: 357

Sculptural Boxes Made Easy provides hands on, step by step instructions and process photography to show wood workers how to make unique, beautiful boxes using typical wood working tools. These 10 original designs by artist Thomas Haapapuro are easy and fun to build. The skills taught in this book will open the door for wood workers to create their own amazing wood boxes. This book shows the wood worker how to go from making nice boxes to amazing works of art.

Creating Artists Books

Paul Laidler created 30 paper book boxes to house text and images from his
photographs taken at a museum of mental health . Colour images and medical
texts were transferred onto pages and folded into flat boxes for a collective
assembly ...

Creating Artists  Books

Author: Sarah Bodman

Publisher: A & C Black

ISBN:

Page: 128

View: 931

• Cutting-edge idea! • Titles on altered books are topping sales charts • Packed with valuable artists’ resources—galleries, bookstores, Web sites, book fairs, exhibitions Famous artists from David Hockney and Andy Warhol to Gilbert and George have created their own books—distinctive bound collections of work, sometimes variations on the popular altered-book craze. Now any artist can follow in the booksteps of these well-known muses, with the help ofCreating Artists’ Books. Author Sarah Bodman, an expert on artists’ books, gives wonderful inspiration and practical guidance on printmaking processes for making books, digital output and computer-based books, assembling books with limited resources, and creating altered books. An invaluable appendix lists bookstores and galleries that sell and exhibit artists’ book; book arts collections, archives, and organizations; book fairs; related Web sites; and more.Creating Artists’ Booksis packed with ideas, inspiration, and information from cover to cover.

Fast Fun Easy Fabric Boxes

Make your own quick gifts or gift boxes. BONUS instructions for fabric fortune cookies! Finalist in the "Hobby/Crafts/How-To" category of the USA Book News "Best Book Awards" contest for 2005.

Fast  Fun   Easy Fabric Boxes

Author: Linda Johansen

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607050617

Page: 64

View: 361

Make a Fabric Box Tonight! Linda Johansen takes her popular fabric-bowl technique a step further with fabric boxes, and you will not believe how fast, fun, and easy they are to make! 13 beautiful projects for Square Boxes, To-Go Boxes, Treasure Chests, Recipe Boxes, and more, all with lids included. 8 basic box designs offer unlimited options for creating your own variations. Each box is unique - choose theme fabrics, hand-dyes, or whatever catches your eye, and embellish to suit your style. Make your own quick gifts or gift boxes. BONUS instructions for fabric fortune cookies! Finalist in the "Hobby/Crafts/How-To" category of the USA Book News "Best Book Awards" contest for 2005. Make it quicker with fast2fuse® Double-Sided Fusible Stiff Interfacing!

Creative Window Boxes

This book provides easy-to-follow instruction for creating beautiful window boxes of all shapes, sizes, and styles.

Creative Window Boxes

Author: Stephanie Donaldson

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754808152

Page: 96

View: 362

This book provides easy-to-follow instruction for creating beautiful window boxes of all shapes, sizes, and styles.

Magenta Style Paper Enchantments

This is the essence of Magenta, and the reason why Magenta materials and techniques are favored by paper crafters all over the world.

Magenta Style Paper Enchantments

Author: Nathalie Metivier

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1466870729

Page: 128

View: 377

Just what is it about Magenta projects? What makes them so distinctive? There is certainly color galore, texture that you can "feel," and embellishments aplenty. Whatever the style, Magenta projects are built around simple, classic compositions. A card may be straightforward and symmetrical, the design centered on the page, or that same symmetric design may be shifted off-center to create an intriguing pattern. But there is always an unmistakable focal point that, with the addition of rich color and stunning embellishments, results in a grand surprise that delights the senses. This is the essence of Magenta, and the reason why Magenta materials and techniques are favored by paper crafters all over the world. Magenta Style Paper Enchantments presents more than 70 projects that will inspire you to play with color, texture, and embellishments. 20 main projects offering various techniques are accompanied by a materials list and photographic step-by-step instructions, and the others appear in gallery sections in each of the 4 chapters. Nathalie Metivier and Leslie Carola show you techniques like rubber stamping and coloring with a variety of media; embossing and debossing with ink; creating texture with Peel Off's stickers; making three-dimensional constructions; and decorating holiday ornaments and other tabletop items. Try the projects as they are. Then change the palette, shift the focal point, play with the details, find the art of the craft--Magenta Style.