Sometimes we find a special piece of wood — for example, the curly maple in the lid of this box:
I like to allow the wood to highlight a piece; in this case, incorporating the curly maple into the lid seems appropriate. The rest of the box looks as follows:
To register the lid in the box I used mitered inserts in the lid:
These boxes are very nice keepsakes, and make wonderful gits. If you wish to buy one for someone this holiday season, please contact me. I will do my best to get it delivered in time to go under the tree.
— Al Navas