Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Curly Maple With Cardinalwood Accents


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While modest in size, this jewelry/valet box has space for lots of your earrings, cuff links, necklaces, watches.

The tray sides and dividers in the interior are made from solid Cherry

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



Body -  Curly Maple with Cardinalwood legs
Top   - Curly Maple with Cardinalwood handle


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): 

Overall exterior dimensions are about 10.5  " x 7.5"  x 4.0"   (26.7 cm  x 19.1 cm x 10.2 cm)

The compartments in the lower level are about 1" (2.5 cm) deep. The inside dimensions of the compartments are about:-
(one) 4.1"   x   5.4"   (10.5   x  13.6 cm)
(two) 4.0"   x   2.5"    (10.2  x  6.4 cm)

The removable tray is about 0.75" (1.9 cm) deep.  The inside dimensions of the compartments are about:-
(four)  2.5"  x  2.0"   (6.4  x 5.1 cm)


Decorative Cardinalwood handle on top.

Mitred corners reinforced with tapered Cardinalwood legs.

Sides are 3/8 " (9.5  mm) thick Curly Maple.

Top is made from bookmarked pieces of Cherry about 1/2" (13 mm) thick.



Solid brass butt hinges.

Interior is  lined with luxurious and durable faux suede.