Glued up 5 layers of 1/4" boards 5" square. I used alternating cedar and pine. Used scroll saw to cut out inside of heart. scribed a second heart around the outside of the cutout 1/4" thick. Glued cedar bottom to box and double sided tape the top to the bottom of the box. Used band saw to cut the outside of the heart. Used the bandsaw to slice of a piece of the inside of the heart for the inside of the top. Used dremel tool to "write " message for my wife of 40 years. Sanded and finished with 3 coats of lacquer.