The wood is Red Oak. The size is 12" tall x 6.5" wide. The <br /><br /> textured was created with a 3/8" carbide ball end burr on a <br /><br /> flexible shaft tool. Ebonizing solution and India ink were <br /><br /> used to create a dense black on the outside. The inside only received the ebonizing solution. The outside was burnished with various brushes and metal tools followed by black wax and light buffing.