Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Black Walnut With Zebrawood & Roasted Maple Accents

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This jewelry box has ample space for earrings, cuff links, necklaces, watches.

Bands of Roasted Maple and Zebrawood, separated and defined by black veneer, accent the Black Walnut on the top.

The tray sides and dividers in the interior are solid Black Walnut. 

No stains or dyes have been used. The rich colours that you see are the natural colours of the finished woods.



Overall exterior dimensions are about 12.1" x 9.1" x 3.8" (30.8 x 23.2 x 9.5 cm)

The interior lower level is about 1.1" (2.9 cm) deep with these compartments:-
~ one about 6.9" x 4.9"   (17.6 x 12.5 cm)
~ six  about 2.4" x 2.2"  (6.0 x 5.6 cm)

The removable trays are about 0.9" (2.2 cm) deep configured as follows:-
~  one tray has two compartments about 2.3" x 6.8"  (5.7 x 17.1 cm)
~  one tray has six compartments about 2.3" x 2.2"  (5.7 x 5.6 cm)


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.

Woods Used:

Black Walnut, Zebrawood, Roasted Maple,


Mitred corners reinforced with Zebrawood keys.

Sides are solid 1/2" (13mm) thick Black Walnut.

Top is made from solid woods into an assembly about 1/2" (13 mm) thick. It is then re-sawn into two pieces about 1/8" (3mm) thick which are laminated to both sides of 1/4" (6 mm) plywood. This construction not only makes the interior of the top as attractive as the exterior, but also prevents warping of the top.



Solid brass quadrant hinges.

Tray sides and dividers are Black Walnut.

Interior is  lined with a luxurious faux suede.