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Boxes - Working in Small Scale

05-20-2014 04:49 PM by RogerBean | 25 comments »

As I look through the pages of projects on various woodworking sites, I see a fundamental misunderstanding as to the basics of box making. As I once shared this same misconception, perhaps these thoughts will help someone seeking to create fine boxes. This “misalignment” has to do with what might be called “working in small scale”. On my first visit to Andrew Crawford’s workshop in Shropshire, England, only minutes into our conversation, he pointed out the importance of learning the elements of what he called “working in small scale”. This insight struck home. I was used to making larger things: furniture, cabinetry, and other house type projects. I was trying to make boxes the ...

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