- Case -
The case is made of solid Walnut and weighs 6.7 kg (14.8 lbs) including the transposing mechanism and front mosaic.
Retractable handles on each end:
The case is hollowed out wherever possible to save weight:
Corner dovetail work:
Through mortise and tenon with wedge:
Each slab is made using a technique called bookmatching with results in a symmetric grain pattern:
The pattern of the mosaic is made up of three perfect squares. Two wrap around from top to bottom and one wraps around from side to side.