Double-dovetail - a dovetail within a dovetail!  I've used a contrasting African hardwood, Wenge, to make this kauri box.  Quite unique!   And very time-consuming.

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'Corner-post' dovetail in contrasting African 'Wenge' with recovered Kauri or Rimu/Kauri combination

C post box    boxfeltlined small

The boxes are use a finger-joint within a finger joint of contrasting wood - in these boxes either African Wenge or Australian Jarra - with sides made of Macracarpa or Island Kauri.

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