Don has spent decades patiently watching the way different woods behave, both to each other and to changes in climate. This knowledge gives him the skill of mixing hardwoods for both physical and aesthetic long term compatibility.
Design starts with a purpose for the box.
Measurements are refined, wood is milled and allowed to dry entirely to prevent warping.
The box is constructed with attention to every detail. Final stages involve installing the right hardware and applying the appropriate finish.