Bedside Valet

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Project by dschlic1 posted 06-17-2018 06:50 PM 1408 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finish a custom bedside valet for my wife. She has a quantity of small bottles etc. along side of our bed. This keeps them straight and not falling over. I cut the all of the joinery with my Shaper Origin. Makes it super easy and very accurate. I have included a close-up of the worst of the four box joints.

Outside is walnut with the inside dividers maple. I finished with two coats of oil based poly.

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#1 posted 06-18-2018 06:46 AM

Nice corner joinery -realy useful holder.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 06-18-2018 03:22 PM

DS, what a nice project. This corner joinery is great, but very complex. I like the organization and craftsmanship. Just by way of comparing notes here are two similar projects. A tool holder, and a bedroom valet. This is a great project, but I don’t entirely understand the tool you used. I’ll have to look into it. Thanks for sharing this great valet with us.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 06-18-2018 04:55 PM

Nice boxes, Boxguy. The Shaper Origin is a handheld CNC router. I did a tool review on it here.
I also have an Incra Jig setup on my router table. I find the Origin to be much easier to use. When I was designing the valet, I realized that it was the same effort to make variable spaced box joints as it was to make evenly spaced ones. So why not go fancy?

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