Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Custom Walnut Jewelry Box

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The top was made from Black Walnut with accent bands of Cardinalwood, Santos Rosewood and Curly Maple, delineated by Maple and black veneer strips.

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

Other than the black veneer, no stains or dyes have been used. The rich colours that you see are the natural colours of the finished woods.

Overall exterior dimensions are about 9" x 7" x 4"  (22.9 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm)


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.

Woods Used:

Black WalnutCardinalwood, Curly MapleSantos Rosewood



Matching Black Walnut handle.

Mitred corners reinforced with Black Walnut keys

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



Solid brass quadrant hinges.

Tray sides and dividers are Black Walnut.

Interior is  lined with a luxurious black velveteen.