Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Nogal and Zebrawood

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This urn is made from Nogal with accents of Wenge and Zebrawood 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 10 1/2" x 8" x 3 3/4" (26.7 x 20.3 x 9.5 cm).

Internal dimensions are about 9.5" x 7" x 3" (24.1 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm).

Internal capacity is 200 cubic inches (3277 cm3).

Access is from bottom which is secured with six screws.

Woods Used:

Nogal , Zebrawood, Wenge


Mitred corners reinforced with Zebrawood keys.

Sides are solid 1/2" (13mm) thick Nogal

Top is made from solid 1/4" (6mm) thick laminated bands of Nogal, Wenge and Zebrawood.