400 Wood Boxes: The Fine Art of Containment & Concealment by Veronika Alice Gunter

By Veronika Alice Gunter

Lark Books; 1St variation variation (March 1, 2004)
New York : Sterling Pub., ©2004.

Series: 500 Series
Paperback: 352 pages :
color illustrations ; 21 cm

Language: English
ISBN-10: 1579904599
ISBN-13: 978-1579904593
Product Dimensions: 1 x eight x eight inches
Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds

Notes: comprises index.
Other Titles: 400 wooden boxes
Responsibility: creation through Tony Lydgate:
[Veronika Alice Gunter, editor].

Representing conventional woodworking concepts, akin to joinery, carving, marquetry, and lathes turning, and incorporating a stunning number of fabrics, those fantastic designs upload a brand new twist to the interesting interaction of shape and function.

Featuring four hundred notable works that variety from conventional to wildly modern, this terrific gallery celebrates the paintings of the wood field. The splendidly big variety of types contains conventional jewellery and memento, became, and gear containers; miniature treasure chests; and sculptural paintings. every one has been individually selected through well known boxmaker Tony Lydgate, and looks in a ravishing colour plate; some of the bins additionally include specific pictures that display vital building secrets and techniques. the choice comprises items through a exceptional team of artists.


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V o o ~ o o 'T JAMIE ROBERTSON Lemonwood Chest, 1997 24"H x 46"w X 22"D (61 x 117 x 56 eM) Lemonwood, Indian rosewood, pau amarello, cedar, birch PHOTOS BY DEAN POWELL ~MIE ROBERTSON "Ibis is a chest that you could take with you on a long voyage. < MICHAEL WERNER Hot Coffee, 2002 9"H x 5W'w X 5~IID (23 x 15 x 13 eM) Russian olive, padauk, walnut, wire PHOTOS BY ARTIST The cup and saucer are turned endgrain from a log with natural edge. The steam is made of aluminum wire. 31 MICHAEL WERNER .. In the Yellow Submarine, 2002 4"H X 4W'w X 8"D (10 x 11 x 20 Fir, poplar, maple, aluminum PHOTOS BY ARTIST 32 eM) SHERRI UINDSAY The eggshell mosaic design consists of tiny pieces of eggshell, painted with custom-mixed enamels, hand-applied to the bo;X with watchmaker's tweezers.

McDERMOTT Bandsaw Box, 2002 5"H x 3Y,"w X 18"D (13 . " SETH ROLLAND Barbed Box, 1996 9"H x 9"w X 5"0 (23 x 23 x 13 eM) Poplar, barbed wire, pennies PHOTO BY PAT POLLARD 51 v o ~ o o '

R. Series, 2003 2Yz"H x 314"w X 314"D 2W'H X 7Yz"w X 314"D (6 x 10 x 10 CM TO 6 x 19 x 10 CM) TO Cherry, maple, wenge, mahogany PHOTO BY LON BRAUER Each handle has a small piece of mahogany that came from a drawer front of a desk once owned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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