Man's Valet Box

This is made from solid red oak and red oak veneered panels. To get the ebonized effect, I used India ink. Then top coated in satin lacquer.

I used the satin nickel Vertex stop hinges from Rockler’s. The nickel plated copper engraving was purchased from a maker on Amazon. The watch pillows were hand made from a maker on Etsy. I was able to purchase more of the same grey velvet to line the box bottom. The lid is rabbeted for the 1/8” glass panel installed by a local glass shop.

More pictures below. Thanks for looking !

Woods: red oak

Tools: table saw thickness planer bandsaw

Tags: valet jewelry box box

Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Moment ...

Super looking valet , nice finish too .

kdc68 ...

Thank you !

Jack ...

Really nice work with lots of nice touches, as is all your work.

kdc68 ...

Appreciate the compliment Jack, thank you !

a1jim ...

cool design and nice build.

kdc68 ...

Thanks Jim

kdc68 ...

Thanks Bruce

Brian ...

Nice work and the color is awesome. Good job.

kdc68 ...

Thanks Brian !

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