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Project by Belford posted 01-27-2017 01:55 AM 647 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small valet box from Redheart and Purpleheart. A simple concept, but much more difficult then I anticipated. If I ever make one like this again I will make and assemble the box itself then, fit and form the lid. When I make anything, I just make it without plans or dimensions, and then resolve problems or issues as they arise. There may be something to this idea of thinking ahead and I may try it someday.
In any case, the Brass plugs/caps are from Rockler and the bottom is lined with some thick crafty paper stuff. The finish is super blond shellac.





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#1 posted 01-27-2017 01:01 PM

Good looking box! I like the rounded look of the top.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 01-27-2017 03:34 PM

very nice

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#3 posted 01-27-2017 09:04 PM

Great box. Love Redheart.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-27-2017 09:18 PM

This is a beautiful box and I love the wood. It also has some really nice details.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 01-28-2017 12:43 AM

Good looking box and I do like the rounded top.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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