Brazilian Satinwood Tiny Sq Box

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Brazilian Satinwood Tiny Sq Box

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$90.00

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Item details

Handmade

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Wood

I call this my “Tiny Square Brazilian Satinwood and Purpleheart” Box. On the top of the box is an Aunt Sukeys Choice quilt pattern. The square box is about 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" and 2 1/2" tall. Inside it is 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". I made it using 92 pieces of wood cut in either diamond or triangle shapes from different kinds of wood. I used the half size pieces for the “Aunt Sukeys choice” pattern on the top, so there are 40 pieces where I would normally have 20 pieces. The box is finished in its natural color with 5 coats of a clear wiping varnish, rubbed in by hand. The pieces are a bit over 3/16" thick, glued onto a Baltic Birch base, so they hold up much better than a thin veneer.

The type of wood is listed on the bottom of the box from the center out. On this box the wood is “Wenge” from West Africa, “Pink Ivory” from South Africa (a wood that is sacred to the Zulu tribe). “Black Palm” from Indonesia. (I cut this on an angle to give the black dots a different look) “Purpleheart” from Central or South America is a very bright purple wood. Then “Satinwood” from Brazil is used on the main part of the box. The Brazilian Satinwood has a more bright yellow color to it than the golden color that the satinwood from Sri Lanka has.

I made this box in 2009. On the bottom I signed it, listed the wood, and dated it. After the date, the words “Foot Cut” let you know I made it on a foot powered table saw.

This box is all made from very exotic wood.

I lined the box with black velveteen.

To see a step by step on how this box was made, copy and paste this link;
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8809133@N05/sets/72157614518136842/

To see a short video on this box copy and paste this link;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7298eYOnQA&feature=user

To see a video on some of the Aunt Sukeys Choice items I have, go to the following link and click on the video “Aunt Sukeys Choice Boxes & Lazy Susans”;
http://www.youtube.com/user/woodmosaics

This box may be prettier than a lot of the jewelry that could go in it.

Go to my ”Shop Polices” and “Profile” page to see my return policy and other information on how I make these. To see other small boxes I’ve made, click on “Small Boxes ” or whatever gets your interest under “Sections in this shop”. The “Home” page itself can be rather confusing with everything mixed up. The “Sections in this shop” lets me show you all like items together as a unit.

Payment can be made using Pay Pal for immediate shipment, money order or check. Checks will have to clear before shipment is made.
I call this my “Tiny Square Brazilian Satinwood and Purpleheart” Box. On the top of the box is an Aunt Sukeys Choice quilt pattern. The square box is about 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" and 2 1/2" tall. Inside it is 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". I made it using 92 pieces of wood cut in either diamond or triangle shapes from different kinds of wood. I used the half size pieces for the “Aunt Sukeys choice” pattern on the top, so there are 40 pieces where I would normally have 20 pieces. The box is finished in its natural color with 5 coats of a clear wiping varnish, rubbed in by hand. The pieces are a bit over 3/16" thick, glued onto a Baltic Birch base, so they hold up much better than a thin veneer.

The type of wood is listed on the bottom of the box from the center out. On this box the wood is “Wenge” from West Africa, “Pink Ivory” from South Africa (a wood that is sacred to the Zulu tribe). “Black Palm” from Indonesia. (I cut this on an angle to give the black dots a different look) “Purpleheart” from Central or South America is a very bright purple wood. Then “Satinwood” from Brazil is used on the main part of the box. The Brazilian Satinwood has a more bright yellow color to it than the golden color that the satinwood from Sri Lanka has.

I made this box in 2009. On the bottom I signed it, listed the wood, and dated it. After the date, the words “Foot Cut” let you know I made it on a foot powered table saw.

This box is all made from very exotic wood.

I lined the box with black velveteen.

To see a step by step on how this box was made, copy and paste this link;
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8809133@N05/sets/72157614518136842/

To see a short video on this box copy and paste this link;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7298eYOnQA&feature=user

To see a video on some of the Aunt Sukeys Choice items I have, go to the following link and click on the video “Aunt Sukeys Choice Boxes & Lazy Susans”;
http://www.youtube.com/user/woodmosaics

This box may be prettier than a lot of the jewelry that could go in it.

Go to my ”Shop Polices” and “Profile” page to see my return policy and other information on how I make these. To see other small boxes I’ve made, click on “Small Boxes ” or whatever gets your interest under “Sections in this shop”. The “Home” page itself can be rather confusing with everything mixed up. The “Sections in this shop” lets me show you all like items together as a unit.

Payment can be made using Pay Pal for immediate shipment, money order or check. Checks will have to clear before shipment is made.

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Reviews

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Returns and exchange details

If you don’t like it, you have 7 days to send it back undamaged, for your money back. You pay the shipping both ways.

Shipping policies

I use USPS Priority Mail with Insurance to get it to you fast and protect us both. Charges will be listed on the item page. Will combine shipping of multiple item purchases. Email for charges.

Payments

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Additional policies

Why are some of these things so old?

I did shows for 16 years, then had to stay closer to home as both my and my wife’s folks were living with us and needed more care. I made a lot of my things at shows and would finish them up at home. This way I built up quite an inventory of goods I would pack away in boxes. These are not like cars that wear out with age. They just set in a box and stay new. If when you get it, it is not what you want I have a very good return policy above.