Men's Valet Box

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Project by WoodSimplyMade posted 1306 days ago 4407 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just posted my first blog on this valet box which can be found here

This box was made using 1/2” walnut and Red Oak accent strips.

This box was based of an earlier post that I did in Pine. I am still not happy with the outcome of this box, and think I built it too small for the 1/2” thickness. The hinge is made from wood and the components I cut can be seen in the last picture.

I still had fun building it, and I am enjoying using my new found technique of splines.

Thanks for looking and enjoy.


-- Mike, Florida,

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#1 posted 1306 days ago

I like the hinge … I think it looks great , I agree on the thickness it could be a little thinner , but it’s not terrible.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#2 posted 1306 days ago

I see you got rid of the brass hinges, this looks so much better! Great looking box, anyone would be proud to receive!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 1306 days ago

Looks way better than the first gen – sign me up!

-- cut it twice and it's still too short...

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#4 posted 1305 days ago

Very good project. Difficult, with good results! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 1305 days ago

I too agree on the thickness. That hinge is way better than the pine version :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#6 posted 1305 days ago

Great job and design. And thanks for the pics of how you did the procces..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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