The sides of this box are hickory with the figure wrapping around the box and very a very distinctive look. The top is a frame made from hickory and cherry, with a book matched cherry panel. Book matching is when consecutive slices of wood are opened up like a book and glued together mirroring each other. There is a strip of cherry on the top edge of the box.It has mitered corners with cherry keys. The keys are to reinforce the corners. The hinges are cherry and handmade. It has handles made of hickory and cherry and a lid lift and feet made of cherry. The bottom of the box is covered in a brown fabric. The box is 16 5/16" X 9 1/4 X 6".