I am in the process of making an urn for a friend's dog and made this panel for the top. It's Red Oak with some flame figure from a scrap of t&g flooring I have had for a long time. I did all the raising with hand tools-#3 bench plane, #92 & #93 shoulder planes, and a LN block plane. It's only about 5" x 6".
I am pleased with the result. The box is almost finished and will be delivered later this month. Bush Oil finish.