Tom and Cindy Hollander, owners of Hollander's, wrote Constructing and Covering Boxes. Learn all the steps necessary to make a variety of colorful, and functional boxes created from book board and covered with book cloth and decorative paper. Over 230 clear color photos illustrate every step needed to make two standard types of boxes: hinged lid and clamshell styles. Appropriate tools and materials are discussed and essential formulas are provided for each box type. All the basic skills necessary for the successful production of any box are described, including determining grain direction, pattern layout, cutting materials, covering book board with paper or book cloth, and gluing. The book includes a wonderful gallery of images to inspire your own creative boxes.