This classical style box was made of Ontario cheery, walnut
and maple. The lid panel floats in a bridle joint frame to allow for wood
The lid is made of a cherry panel with a centre insert of
walnut, maple, walnut, maple, walnut interleaving. The maple is spalted wormy
maple and as it turns out had an element of "curl". The original plan was
altered to give it a slightly oriental flavour. The proportions were subtly
altered, and in particular the top was changed as was the hinge style.
Partitions and trays will be added.
-quarter view of the Classical Box with lid open showing the hidden barrel
hinges. In this view the inserts and floor of the box have not yet been
view of the box -- showing the features of the top panel.
view with lid openof the box -- showing the aromatic cedar inlay for the
floor. The cedar will eventually turn a brown and cream color
The finishing is Deft Penetrating Tung Oil on the cherry and
maple portions. The walnut has a unifying walnut stain applied harmonize the
colour variations, with the Tung oil as a top coat.