Yeah I really didn't know what to call this, so I went with "soap box" because the lid reminds me of a bar of soap. the dimensions are actually a bit small on this, the interior is just big enough to fit dollar bills (or twenties/fifties/hundr.
I made this small box at the request of a childhood friend to store her checker set. I glued some sycamore to the top and bottom of a piece of mahogany to create a block blank. Next I went to the drill press and bored two holes clear through the b.