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Exquisite containers...with a twist!

LV-4358  Staghorn Sumac with Willow Acacia stalk, Mushroom Threaded Box

LV-4358 Staghorn Sumac with Willow Acacia stalk, Mushroom Threaded Box

$ 195.00

An ornamental tree native to Eastern North America, Staghorn Sumac is another wood (beside Lignum Vitae and Verawood) that possess a green color, and more. Staghorn sumac is a source of a natural dye and the wood also fluorest under black light! Looking at a cross-cut log, I can see many shades of green... and yellow... and red...and an inresresting mushroom cap! The wood is rather soft and porous so I had to spend a long time cutting the inner thread, paused to stabilize the wood after a few passes of the thread chaser. Paired with a light yellow Willow Acacia stalk for contrast, what a bright and unique mushroom!

This threaded box can be used to hold small valuables...The screw-on cap ensured that your content is secured; also serves as a unique gift for nature lovers

Dimension (largest diameter x height): 3-5/8"x 4-3/8"

-- All wood items were hand turned and/or hand threaded on a lathe. Hardwood threaded inserts were used for woods that do not accept threading well
-- The item was sanded to 1200 grid for a mirror finish and sealed with a food-safe varnish, if applicable. For hard, fine grained wood with a natural shine, only wax and oil were applied
-- Each piece offered is a unique item. The design may be repeated but the dimension and wood combination, and or decorative accent will be different.
-- Artist signature and catalog number will be inscribed on the item, if possible
-- I ship via USPS First Class mail (or Priority Mail if requested). Combined shipping is the highest shipping cost plus $2 for each additional item. Free shipping for 5 or more items purchased at the same time
-- CA sale tax applies (9.25%) for shipping to CA address