Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Black Walnut With Maple Accents

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This urn is made from Black Walnut with quiet accents of Maple on the top. No stains or dyes have been used. The rich colours that you see are the natural colours of the finished woods.

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 carnuba.  The resultant finish is smooth, durable, and appealing.

Overall exterior dimensions are about 11.0" x 8.7" x 3.4" (28 x 22 x 8.5 cm).

Internal dimensions are about 10.4" x 8.1" x 2.8" (26.5 x 20.5 x 7.2 cm).

Internal capacity is 200 cubic inches (3.3 L).

Access is from bottom which is secured with 12 screws.

Woods Used:

Black Walnut, Maple


Mitred corners reinforced with Black Walnut keys.

Sides are solid 3/4" (19 mm) thick Black Walnut

Top is made from solid 1/4" (6mm) thick laminated pieces of Black Walnut and Maple.