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Men's Valet Box

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Project by Duff posted 05-15-2017 11:35 AM 1177 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve recently retired from a 34 year career in the medical field. At one point in my life I apprenticed at a custom furniture shop building high end furniture in Palm Beach County, Florida. I decided to get back into woodworking and started with a couple tables. My eye was drawn to custom boxes, which brings me to my first attempt.

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix





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Just_Iain

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#1 posted 05-15-2017 12:54 PM

Looks great! Material?

-- For those about to die, remember your bicycle helmet!

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Duff

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#2 posted 05-15-2017 01:49 PM

Thanks, it’s walnut with curly maple top.

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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#3 posted 05-15-2017 02:05 PM

Nice Valet Box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 05-15-2017 02:39 PM

This is a very nice valet box. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Duff

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#5 posted 05-15-2017 03:35 PM

Thanks Gents! I’ve tried posting other photos but I am having a problem with them being either sideways or upside down! The tutorial sent to me was for Windows but I don’t use Microsoft products.

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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#6 posted 05-15-2017 04:20 PM

A very well constructed and artistic wood choices make an excellent small box.

SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 05-15-2017 07:11 PM

Very nice looking valet box—I’m sure you’ll enjoy it every day!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 05-16-2017 02:19 AM

Nice Box!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#9 posted 05-21-2017 08:42 PM

Your boxes are really nice! Love that curly maple on this one!

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

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Duff

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#10 posted 05-21-2017 09:31 PM

Thank you all for your comments and advise.

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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#11 posted 05-24-2017 05:12 AM

I think it looks really exquisite in the sense that it looks very custom-made and personalised. It would be a perfect gift regardless of the occasion or it would look just as lovely sitting on the coffee table as an additional storage for those loose items like the remote and keys.

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#12 posted 03-28-2018 06:50 PM

Sweet

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#13 posted 03-28-2018 09:45 PM

Walnut and maple, kinda like peanut butter and chocolate, mmmmm!

Very nice! Keep them coming!

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