Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Curly & Birdseye Maple With Cardinal Wood Accents

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This companion urn is made from Curly and Bird's Eye Maple. Cardinalwood and Bird's Eye Maple banding is inlaid 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 13.9" x 10.8" x 5" (35.3 x 27.4 x 12.7 cm).

Internal dimensions are about 12" x 9" x 3.8" (30.5 x 22.9 x 9.7 cm).

Internal capacity is 400 cubic inches (6555 cm3).

Access is from bottom which is secured with twelve screws.

Woods Used:

Curly Maple, Bird's Eye Maple, Cardinalwood


Mitred corners reinforced with Cardinalwood keys.

Sides are solid 1/2" (13mm) thick Curly Maple.

Top is made from solid 1/2" (13mm) thick Bird's Eye maple, with inlays of Cardinalwood and Bird's Eye Maple.