well here is my project and bonus project for the box swap. not really a box guy but i managed to come up with a couple things i thought would be useful. i got gr8thunter aka "tony" as my recipient. my main project was a tea box made from zebra wood, ambrosia maple, padauk,spalted maple and bubinga veneer. top corners of the lid are splined.the emblem on top was engraved with a dremel tool.the lid is held down with rare earth magnets. the finish was a coat of GF oil based arm r seal satin and 6 coats of semi gloss rattle can lacquer.
the bonus tissue box is made from bubinga, wenge, maplezebra and birdseye maple veneer with a decorative banding. top is pinned and splined.