Twin Valets

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Project by TomRash posted 01-06-2011 08:41 PM 1614 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking for a nice project for my brother and brother in law for xmas and found this valet on here by Blake:

The bodies of the valet are made from a nice piece of figured cherry and the top is curly maple. The finish is oil. I don’t know how to cut dovetails so i just used a pinned rabbet for the front and the back which I think turned out pretty nice. I got the leather from an xxl leather jacket from the goodwill for 5 dollars. This jacket will provide me with enough leather for plenty of boxes. Please go to the original thread to learn more about building the project.

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#1 posted 01-06-2011 08:45 PM

Nice job!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#2 posted 01-06-2011 09:17 PM

Great set of valets. The leather adds a nice touch.

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#3 posted 02-14-2011 07:13 PM

They are very nice and well crafted. This is a great gift idea. Thanks for posting and for adding the link.



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