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Best Resources for Building Boxes with Hand Tools
Hello, all. If anyone has made small boxes by hand and/or can recommend resources on the same, I'd be very grateful.
I'm about to embark on building some small boxes with hand tools (and may attempt a beach glass inlay, we'll see how that goes).
I love Doug Stowe's books and DVDs, but like most articles, books and videos I've found, it is assumed that the novice box maker has a wide variety of power tools at his or her disposal. Aside from my router, which may be sufficient, I'll be building my boxes with hand tools.
So far, I've just been "translating" power tool-based plans in my head to substitute the "equivalent" hand tool: If a plan calls for a bandsaw to produce a pair of book-matched halves, for example, I'll plan to use a Japanese ripping saw. Note my use of the word "plan": I have not actually done so, and am wondering if I'm just setting out on a fool's folly here.