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

By Veronika Alice Gunter

Lark Books; 1St version version (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 via Tony Lydgate:
[Veronika Alice Gunter, editor].

Representing conventional woodworking ideas, similar to joinery, carving, marquetry, and lathes turning, and incorporating a shocking number of fabrics, those extraordinary designs upload a brand new twist to the attention-grabbing interaction of shape and function.

Featuring four hundred striking works that variety from conventional to wildly modern, this amazing gallery celebrates the paintings of the wood field. The splendidly big choice of kinds comprises conventional jewellery and souvenir, became, and gear bins; miniature treasure chests; and sculptural paintings. every one has been in my view selected by way of well known boxmaker Tony Lydgate, and looks in a fantastic colour plate; a few of the packing containers additionally include targeted photographs that show vital building secrets and techniques. the choice comprises items by means of a unusual staff of artists.

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Collection of Littler and Mendelson 53 Cf) Q) x o ::0 -0 JOHN POLLOCK o o ~ o o "1' JOHN POLLOCK Untitled, 2002 5"H x 9"w X 5"D (13 x 23 x 13 eM) Buckeye burl PHOTO BY ARTIST 54 Natural edge, bandsawed puzzle box with a drawer and a hidden compartment JOHN POLLOCK Untitled, 2002 x 19"w X 1112"0 (18 x 48 x 29 CM) 7"H Claro walnut burl, mahogany PHOTO BY ARTIST Sculpted, bandsawed puzzle box with multiple trays, drawers, and compartments--several of which are hidden JOHN POLLOCK Untitled, 2002 5"H x 14"w X 7"0 (13 x 36 x 18 CM) Claro walnut burl, black walnut PHOTO BY ARTIST 55 V) QJ o>< ;:q ROBERT LABoNTE u o o ~ o o '1' ROBERT LABONTE Bomb£?

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.

PHOTO BY DAVID CUMPSTON 57 JEFFERY MEEUWSEN JEFFERY MEEUWSEN Classified, 2002 30"H x 14"w X 20"0 (76 x 36 x 51 eM) Mahogany, found objects PHOTO BY CHUCK HEINEY Courtesy of Kendall College of Art and Design 58 ~~------------------ PETER LLOYD PETER LLOYD Chess Box, 2001 18"H x lO"w X 6"D (45 x 25 x 15 eM) Ripple sycamore, American black walnut, boxwood, ebony, leather PHOTOS BY ARTIST PETER LLOYD Stationery Box, 2001 16"H x 12"w X 6"D (40 x 30 x 15 CM) Tiger oak, leather PHOTOS BY ARTIST PETER LLOYD Crease, 2003 30"H x 20"w X 12"D (76 x 51 x 31 CM) PHOTO BY ARTIST 60 STEVEN LACKO MeGhann, 1995 3"H x 9"w X 3);,"0 (8 x 23 x 9 eM) Cherry, velvet PHOTO BY JOHN KORNICK 61 (/) < ~ "0 o o ~ o o '<:t" GENE KANGAS GENE KANGAS Birthday Cake Box, 1998 8"H x 20"D (20 x 51 eM) PHOTOS BY ARTIST This large turned and highly decorated box is a sculpture with a serious message about drunk driving.

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