Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

EXOTIC WOOD KEEPSAKE BOX
Black Walnut With Curly Maple Accents

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About This Keepsake Box:

Woods:

Body -  Black Walnut with Curly Maple legs
Top   - Figured Black Walnut with Curly Maple handle

Finish:

Interior and exterior are finished with Danish Oil, a penetrating resin. Exterior is further finished with a three-stage wax process, the final stage being carnauba. The resultant finish is smooth, durable, and appealing.

Dimensions (approximate): 

Exterior :  overall: 10 " x 7.3"  x 4.0"   (25.4 cm  x 18.4 cm x 10.2 cm)
Interior : 8.43"  x 5.6"  x 2.3  "  (21.3 cm  x 14.1 cm x 5.7 cm)

Exterior:

Decorative Curly Maple handle on top.

Mitred corners reinforced with tapered Curly Maple legs.

Sides are 3/8 " (9.5  mm) thick Black Walnut.

Top is made from a solid piece of figured Black Walnut, about 1/2" (13 mm) thick.

 

Interior:

Solid brass butt hinges.

Bottom is  lined with a luxurious dark brown faux-suede.