"Strother Purdy began his woodworking career learning to make solid wood interior paneling and cabinetry at Rodger Reid, in New Preston, CT, during summer vacations in college. After that, he served as an editor at the Taunton Press, first at 'Fine Woodworking' magazine, then in the books department. He has written tool reviews, articles and the best-selling book 'Traditional Box Projects'. Purdy left Taunton to start his own business designing and making furniture and cabinetry to order in his two-car garage."
"This book has few competitors ... Recommended for collections serving homebuilders and advanced woodworkers." Library Journal