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Project by renaissance_guy posted 11-10-2009 11:54 PM 3444 views 22 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A men’s valet box. Made as a Christmas present. All Walnut except for the PurpleHeart handle.

-- Life is about experiences. http://www.laughton.com/paul/paul.html





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Dudley

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#1 posted 11-11-2009 12:15 AM

That’s really nice. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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PerveyorofSawdust

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#2 posted 11-11-2009 01:31 AM

I really like that. i have been trying to come up with something different that i could make for Christmas gifts for by brother and son in law . Hope you havent patented it. thanks
good job

-- Gordon,Sydney ,Australia..Metal for money..Sawdust for love!

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#3 posted 11-11-2009 01:59 AM

Beautiful work.

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#4 posted 11-11-2009 02:32 AM

Great looking valet!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 11-11-2009 04:38 AM

I’ve been wanting to make one of these. I will steal your design. Thank you!

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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#6 posted 11-11-2009 05:07 AM

Been planning on making one of these for my brother-in-law and I am also going to copy (mostly) your design

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#7 posted 11-11-2009 08:50 AM

Fantastic job. Love the design and walnut is allways a top choice of mine. The PurpleHeart handle gives it just enough color to bring out the great grain in the walnut. What did you use to line the top tray?

Great job. Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#8 posted 11-11-2009 05:43 PM

very nice what are the dimensions ?
I would like to give this a try

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#9 posted 11-12-2009 06:33 PM

Great valet. Any place for charging cables?

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Budgie

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#10 posted 11-13-2009 06:28 AM

Very nice.

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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#11 posted 11-13-2009 06:46 AM

The dimensions are 10.5” x 6.5” x 3”

There are no provisions for charging cables. I am working on a design for a Valet Charging Station with a built in power strip.

-- Life is about experiences. http://www.laughton.com/paul/paul.html

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eddy

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#12 posted 11-13-2009 03:47 PM

thanks i mocked up 1 wed after noon just a little bit bigger out of scrap wood to see if i could get the
proportions correct thanks for responding

-- self proclaimed copycat

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woodworm

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#13 posted 11-13-2009 03:54 PM

Very nice valet.
I like the shape of the drawer pull, so sweeeeets!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#14 posted 11-14-2009 02:10 AM

Very nice! I need to make one of those for my self badly.

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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#15 posted 11-15-2009 06:32 PM

Beautiful selection of wood and workmanship….I made one with a space for all the chargers in the back…but the size goes up with the extras….thanksfor posting!

-- Cedrus of British Columbia

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