Locking Curly Red Oak Wood Wood Box with Handmade Walnut Handle and Corner Splines, Mans Valet, Collection Box, Gun Box, Jewelry Box, Secretary Box, Keepsake Box, 2 Adjustable Removable Dividers
When I saw this piece of Curly Red Oak I had to grab it up. I knew it would make a Beautiful Box. I had to put a stain on it to bring out the grain since Oak doesn't have a lot of color. It does have the great wild grain and a lot of character though. The Black Walnut Handle and Corner Splines add to that beauty and give her some strength.
As you can see this Large Beautiful Box could serve many purposes and it's not something you need to hide. It could be used to hide those annoying bills out of sight. Or a place to put things you use daily like your phone, keys, wallet, etc. Perfect for Locking your Gun or Prescription Drugs up if you have Children around. Or good for important papers. Or a great place for your collection. It's a multipurpose box. Built to last. It also makes the Perfect Gift.
As you can see this Large Beautiful Box could serve many purposes and it's not something you need to hide.
It's a Handcrafted Piece of Art that can serve Many Purposes for Generations.
- A Mortised Key Lock. It has a attractive Polished Brass Escutcheon Plate and Skeleton Key.
Built to Last.. I used Plywood splines to attach the top of the Lid to the Sides, Front and Back. I dado the bottom and glue it in. I use Titebond ll Alphatic Resin to glue up this box. I give both sides of EVERY piece and joint a coat of this glue. The Alphatic Resin is Stronger than the wood. Built to last many, many years.
- The Polished Brass Quadrant Hinges hold the lid open at a approx 95 Degree angle.
Inside there is a Lift Out Tray. This is a new design. I made the handle swivel up and down, out of the way to give more space for larger items without a handle in the way.
- Inside measurements are 10” Long, 7” Wide and 3 1/4"” high. It comes with 2 dividers. I made the dividers snug with 2 small screws at one end to adjust how snug you want them or you can remove them. This makes this box a 'Multipurpose' Box. Not everyone's 'Treasures' are the same size, but with the adjustable or removable dividers this does give the user many options. A legal size envelope is 9 1/2” long so it does make a good 'Secretary Box'. In a hundred years from now who knows what it'll be used for.
- The Box Measures 11 1/2” Long, 8 5/8” Wide and 4 5/8” Tall. Large enough to hold many treasures or a large something of value, but small enough to find room for on any shelve, counter, table, etc. Display it with pride.
- I used a few coats of Kelly Moore's Semi-Gloss Precatalyzed Clear Lacquer on the outside and inside. I sand lightly with 220 grit between coats for a smooth finish.
This box would be a great gift for the person that has everything. I'm sure that the person that received this gift would think of you every time they used or looked at the box.
I signed and dated this box on the bottom.
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