OMAHA, NE - Nebraska based woodworker Dennis Zongker runs through the assembly of seven jewelry storage sized wooden box projects in his forthcoming book, Wooden Boxes: Skill-Building Techniques for Seven Unique Projects

Besides the making of boxes themselves, Wooden Boxes also details several woodworking techniques for beginners and experts alike. Some techniques includ joinery, marquetry, veneering and segmented turning, according to the book's publisher.

The attached slideshow shows Zongker hard at work on one of the boxes featured, simply titled the Traditional Jewelry Box.

The book is now up for pre-order at Midwest Woodworkers (MW) for an estimated October 1 shipping date . Those who order from MW will also have the option to get their book signed by the author.

Dennis Zongker has been a professional custom furniture maker for over 28 years, specializing in carving and marquetry. He is the co-owner of Zongkers Custom Woods in Omaha, Nebraska and he is a frequent blogger on

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