Well we went all out for this one, using my knowledge of wood and tools, some ideas that I had and Jessie's boundless enthusiasm.
A piece of Kanuka was set up in the lathe and rounded before we marked out the measurements:
Next was just a case of cutting it down to the marks and then sanding it smooth:
Once the compartment was bored out a lid made of Rimu was screwed on and sanded to match:
With a coping saw and files I made a groove that locks onto the nail when the lid is swung closed while the other nail works as the swivel:
And the finished result, a great effort by my wonderful lady on her first turn on the lathe.
You can see better in the next two pictures how the lid works:
And the contents, the lures were made by me and Jessie from some mussel shell we found at the beach and some copper electrical wire: