Another Valet Box

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Project by davidtheboxmaker posted 03-24-2008 12:04 AM 3416 views 32 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another of my favourite design. This one is made from rippled sucamore and bloodwood, with a blackwood handle. Joints are hald blind dovetails made using the Incra jig. Dimensions are 9” x 6” x 3 1/4”.
Lining is a brown suedette fabric glued to the box bottom before assembly.

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#1 posted 03-24-2008 12:22 AM

wow thats nice. i like the half blind dovetails in the side. keep up the great work!

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#2 posted 03-24-2008 12:58 AM

Beautiful work David. I like the design. Nice joinery & great choice of wood.

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

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#3 posted 03-24-2008 01:45 AM

Pretty wood & a pretty box.

-- Jason, AL

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#4 posted 03-24-2008 02:05 AM


This one is my favorite (of the day, of course). You chose an excellent trio of woods and the design is beautiful.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 03-24-2008 02:07 AM

Beautiful box, excellent craftsmanship, Masterful design. Your skills humble me.
Thanks for sharing.

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#6 posted 03-24-2008 03:20 AM

Outstanding craftsmanship. Keep ‘em coming!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 03-24-2008 06:29 AM

That is a really nice box. I like the design, choice of woods and execution. Beautiful

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 03-24-2008 02:53 PM

Another good one!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#9 posted 03-24-2008 04:11 PM

Good combination of contrasting woods.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#10 posted 03-24-2008 05:34 PM

Again, quite a masculine look to this one. Beautifully executed David.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#11 posted 03-24-2008 09:32 PM

The contrasting colors work really well with this design. You have done some really nice stuff lately.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#12 posted 03-25-2008 02:48 PM

Another great looking box David!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#13 posted 03-26-2008 01:10 PM

Hi everyone.
Many thanks for the encouraging comments.

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#14 posted 05-03-2008 01:58 PM

Beautiful work David

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#15 posted 05-03-2008 04:21 PM

Very nice box. A great job. The colors and wood grain are outstanding.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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