LumberJocks

Mens Valet

  • Advertise with us
Project by Roger posted 04-07-2017 11:13 PM 1006 views 12 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From an older plan out of a Wood magazine from 2005, with a few “tweeks” of my own. It’s about 15”x12”x6”. Built from 30+ year old Walnut, and finished with 4 coats of Minwax water based poly. Adorned with a 12 gauge shotshell as the drawer pull. and some nicely tooled leather top and drawer liners (I found the leather on a “scrap” rack at my local Tandy Leather store). The coin tray is from a small hunk of Spalted Hackberry block from one of our own LJ’s, (Randy) Thank you again. Thnx for checkin in. Leave me some feedback, good/bad/ugly.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com





34 comments so far

View Roger's profile

Roger

20590 posts in 2409 days


#1 posted 04-07-2017 11:17 PM

A few pics of the coin tray


-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

View Roger's profile

Roger

20590 posts in 2409 days


#2 posted 04-07-2017 11:20 PM

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

View  woodshaver (Tony)   's profile

woodshaver (Tony)

4623 posts in 2958 days


#3 posted 04-07-2017 11:33 PM

That’s a very classy Valet Roger! The coin tray is a nice added touch and contrast with the dark walnut nicely!

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

View Jerry's profile

Jerry

2119 posts in 1254 days


#4 posted 04-07-2017 11:43 PM

Really beautiful Roger! I like.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

View andy_P's profile

andy_P

383 posts in 2814 days


#5 posted 04-07-2017 11:53 PM

Oh my God, Roger. That is just beautiful!!!!! I hope that is made for someone who will really appreciate it. I can see all the work that went into that.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9666 posts in 3658 days


#6 posted 04-07-2017 11:55 PM

Very COOL, Roger…

Nice leather… COOL touch…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View lew's profile

lew

11544 posts in 3361 days


#7 posted 04-07-2017 11:57 PM

Wow, Roger! I like everything about this one!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

2889 posts in 2792 days


#8 posted 04-08-2017 12:25 AM

Cup for teeth, cool.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View Grumpy's profile

Grumpy

22105 posts in 3456 days


#9 posted 04-08-2017 12:25 AM

Very nice work Roger.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

View Lenny's profile

Lenny

1536 posts in 3133 days


#10 posted 04-08-2017 12:26 AM

No bad or ugly Roger, only good! Clever design and execution of the coin tray.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

View doubleDD's profile (online now)

doubleDD

5872 posts in 1649 days


#11 posted 04-08-2017 01:11 AM

Super manly and I love the 12 gauge drawer pull.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

View Blackberry's profile

Blackberry

82 posts in 759 days


#12 posted 04-08-2017 02:24 AM

Added to my favorites, thanks for the idea…. Very well executed.

View Tom Regnier's profile

Tom Regnier

122 posts in 2152 days


#13 posted 04-08-2017 04:29 AM

Walnut and leather looks so good together…nicely done Roger!

View BurlyBob's profile

BurlyBob

4233 posts in 1871 days


#14 posted 04-08-2017 04:45 AM

Totally love this. I’m definitely saving this for future use. Thank you.

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

TopamaxSurvivor

17933 posts in 3281 days


#15 posted 04-08-2017 06:47 AM

Awsome nob Roger. Congrats on the top 3.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

showing 1 through 15 of 34 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com