|Project by Combo Prof||posted 02-24-2016 11:22 PM||772 views||1 time favorited||10 comments|
I made this in a hurry for my step brothers 60-th birthday. My first Valet box. I find Honey locust difficult to work with. It is difficult to get smooth and is very hard. However it sure looks good with a simple BLO and mineral spirits finish. I increased the number of hand tools used on this project and some (but not all) are shown. Someday I hope to make one of these entirely with hand tools.
Hinges did not go perfectly so lid is a little sprung, but closes tight under slight pressure. Its in the mail now to Fayetteville N.Y. I’ll get to see it again March 8 when I am in East Syracuse and see if I can correct it more.
-- Don K, (Houghton, Michigan)