Ash keepsake box featuring an Ebony and Puriri burl inlay in the lid. Ideal for cherished keepsakes or wedding rings. Would make thoughtful gift. This stands at 5cm in height and has a 6cm diameter. Finish 30% lacquer.
Entries - Boxes
Any wooden item with a lid that fits into or over the body of the work to enclose a usable space within.
This American ash-lidded box features a sophisticated black flocking lining, creating an elegant interior. Its exterior is skillfully finished with a blend of bench-top oil and beeswax for a refined and timeless appeal. Size 70 mm x 90 mm high.
Crafted from exquisite cherry and maple woods, this lidded box exudes natural beauty and durability. Its flawless finish is achieved through meticulous application of bench top oil and beeswax, enhancing both aesthetics and longevity. Size 90 mm x 95 mm high.
Rimu with macrocarpa burl, 65mm high. Carved, dyed, white wash, acrylics. Finished in semi gloss lacquer.
Acorn box made out of oak. Lid carved and ebonised. Stem turned off centre, carved and ebonised. Embellished with pyrography and finished with Haarlem Oil. 125mm W, 210mm H
Inspired by a Japanese long spout teapot like those in tea houses. Made entirely of macrocarpa with pyro basket weave and ball point designs. The gingko design uses polygraphic pencils with a final coat of polyurethane. Dia 160mm x 180mm.
Inspired by the works of Cindy Drozda, this finial box is made from a piece of Red Beech Burl, with a Purple Heart Foot and Finial. Finished in Danish Oil the piece stands at 210mm in height x 100mm in diameter.
Puriri with Swamp Totara, 42mm high. Lid and base finished with friction polish, carved barrel finished with Beall buff wax.
Inspired by a stove top kettle which has once served well but is now a little unloved. Except the handle, it is sycamore. The body and lid are turned and the spout carved. Its tarnished with aged metal paints. Dia200mmx170mm.
Recycled Matai (Floor Board), Rewarewa, River Matai, Lucketts Green Milk Paint. 77mm x 88mm x 88mm
This Ancient Kauri waka holds a carved Bone Feather. A vase, transformed to a canoe, carved and embellished. Koru patterned hull is depicted as new beginnings and the gift feather as a holding place to our elders. 450mm long and 90mm high.
A pet keepsake urn inspired by the shapes of traditional Japanese vessels. The pot is sycamore, carved then finished with lime wash and the lid is swamp kauri with a swamp totara cross piece on stainless pins. Dia 180 mm x 140 mm.