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Jewellery Box

 

This piece was specially commissioned as a birthday gift and created using a combination of timbers: redwood, oak and rosewood.  The initial K was hand engraved using pyrography along with a decorative border.  With two drawers and 3 upper compartments for gems or nik-naks.

Dimensions: 20x10x10cm

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"Man Box F"

 

Commissioned for Fin's Birthday, his Dad wanted something chunky and personalised - yet useful for storage.  Personalised with a decorative initial on the lid, engraved by hand, using pyrography. Additional wording was engraved on the inside of the lid - chosen lyrics - for that personal touch.  With two butterfly hinges to affix the lid, the decorative storage box was finished with a sturdy metal closing and a chain to support the lid, plus metal lattice incorporated for decoration.  Additional metal work was added to the sides for extra stability and decoration... as well as to offer a more "manly" look!

Timber used: box: French Oak, lid: White Oak

Dimensions: 30cm / 12in long, 30cm / 12in wide, 20cm / 8in tall

Fused Timber Trinket Box "E"

 

This unique piece was handmade by fusing two different timbers to create the layered style.  With two butterfly hinges to affix the lid, the decorative storage box was finished with an antique style closing. The celtic border and letter was engraved by hand using pyrography then sealed with lashings of danish oil.  top & bottom layer: 100 year old Oak from Belfast's Harland & Wolff, centre layer: Asian Keuring timber

Dimensions: 16cm / 6.5in long, 9cm / 3.5cm wide, 6cm / 2.5in tall. Storage 14cm / 5.5in long, 7.5cm / 3in wide

Memory Box

 

Commissioned especially as a gift for a young lad to keep his treasured memories of Dad. Mr RY used his faithful chisel to add character to edges of the lid, to create the unique style.

With two butterfly hinges to affix the lid, the decorative storage box was finished with a metal hook closing. Additional metal work was added to the corners for extra stability and decoration. The celtic style lettering was engraved by hand on the lid, using pyrography.

Timber used: box: scotch pine, lid: mahogany

Dimensions: 31cm / 12.5in long, 17.5cm / 7in wide, 15cm / 6in tall

internal: 28cm / 11in long, 14.5cm / 5.5in wide, 10cm / 4in deep

Fused Timber Trinket Box "M"

 

Fusing three timbers to create the layered and more unique look for this personalised gift, especially commissioned for M's birthday, from her partner. With two butterfly hinges to affix the lid, the decorative storage box was finished with a metal hook closing.  Personalised with a "gothic daisy" letter, engraved by hand, using pyrography.

Timber used: base: Pitch Pine, box: Rosewood, lid: Oak

Dimensions: 20cm / 8in long, 10cm / 4in wide, 10cm / 4in tall. (internal approx 2.5in deep)

Fused Timber "Man Box D"

 

This piece was handmade by fusing three timbers to create the unique style. Commissioned for "Dave" for a special anniversary, the gift giver wanted something chunky and personalised - yet useful for storage. With three butterfly hinges to affix the lid, the decorative storage box was finished with a sturdy metal closing. A lattice piece was incorporated for decoration. Additional metal work was added to the sides for extra stability and decoration. The simple border and celtic style letter was engraved by hand on the lid, using pyrography. Additional wording was engraved on the inside of the lid - chosen lyrics - for that personal touch.

Timber used: front, back & lid: Oak, sides: Asian Keuring, base: Pine

Dimensions: 30cm / 12in long, 20cm / 8in wide, 20cm / 8in tall

storage approx: 25cm / 10in long, 15cm / 6in wide, 15cm / 6in deep

Fused Timber Trinket Box "E2"

 

This unique piece was handmade by fusing two different timbers to create the layered style.  With two butterfly hinges to affix the lid, the decorative storage box was finished with an antique style closing. The celtic border and letter was engraved by hand using pyrography then sealed with lashings of danish oil.

top & bottom layer: 100 year old Oak from Belfast's Harland & Wolff

centre layer: Asian Keuring timber

Dimensions: 16cm / 6.5in long, 9cm / 3.5cm wide, 6cm / 2.5in tall

storage compartment: 14cm / 5.5in long, 7.5cm / 3in wide, 2cm / 1in deep

Pen Box

 

This piece was specially commissioned as a desk storage box, from a lady to her husband, using 100 year old oak which came from Harland & Wolff.

Personalisation:

Outside (top) of box - border with celtic knot corners plus letter D

Inside (top) of box - "I've seen the best of you, and the worst of you, and I choose both."

Dimensions: 18cm long, 10cm wide, 8cm depth

RY's boxes and chests are handmade from reclaimed timber, retaining the "eco-friendly" ethos, along with bespoke freehand engraving.

 

All prices below include an engraved border or chiseled shaping of the box lid.

 

approx dimensions:

20cm long, 10cm wide, 10cm deep

Storage Box (single compartment)

£34.85

 

Jewellery Box (drawers/multiple compartments)

£54.50

 

- add a personalisation on top of box - eg a name, decorative initial or symbol

add £4.50

 

- add further personalisation eg inside/underside

1-9 words add 6.50

10-19 words add £9.50

20-29 words add £12.50

 

- additional embellishment such as metalwork on corners

add £3.50

 

- fused/layered timbers

add £10

As each box is designed and created to suit the intended use, this price guide is for boxes up to these dimensions but can of course be made to specific size/shape requirements, as required.

 

A rough guide would be an extra £3.50 per additional 10cm of timber.

Storage Chest

 

This piece was commissioned as a 5th Anniversary gift for a husband to store "manly stuff" - including watches & cufflinks.

Sanded and smoothed by hand, the solid oak timber is embellished with metal decorative pieces and clasp. Inside - a deep storage area plus removable, sectioned tray for those smaller items.

Dimensions: 30 x 30 x 20cm

"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."   (Terry Pratchett)