another side of view 
  this an old version with aromatic cedar and spalted maple and zebra 
  an old make of padouk  
  All of the following cubes are glued with caution to the grain for each layer and also to the adjacent piece grain so the movement is always perfect and minimum.A recent make with the pieces decorative truncation and a tray.The Cube and tray from walnut 
  wenge wood 
  i like the knot which i intentionally put there. 
  zebra wood  
  this is elm wood. I also made the same cube with an oak tray,cause they look a bit similar.