9 Inch Valet Tray: Crafter's Kit

*The Virtual Class for this kit has now passed, however you can still purchase access to the recording of the live class for more detailed instruction*

This DIY kit comes with all the materials you need to craft your own 9 Inch Valet Tray. This leather kit is outfitted with corner snaps that make your finished tray very portable and versatile. Grab your Tool Pack and let this handcrafted kit lead you into the world of leathercrafting. This Crafter's Kit comes with links to detailed digital instructions, which will guide you every step of the way. The finished tray will be 9 inches square when flat, and approximately 6 inches wide and 1.5 inches tall when snapped into its tray position.

Leather dyes or other coloring solutions are not included with this kit. If you would like your finished piece to be a color other than the natural color of leather, please order leather dyes, paint, or markers from other sources.

In order to craft this piece, you will need this Crafter's Kit, your Tool Pack, and the following items: 

  • Cutting board or countertop (Stone is recommended)
  • Bowl of water
  • Soft towel

Your choice of artwork will be included as a tooling pattern, with instructions on how to tool the specific design. You can even choose up to 3 of your favorite runes to be drawn into a custom bindrune and edited into the default Knotwork circle tooling pattern, for a personalized touch.

"Fenrir" and "Yggdrasil" were designed by Swift Hammer Leather

Bindrune Customization:
See the last photo in this listing for a reference of the Elder Futhark runic alphabet. These runes were used by the ancient Germanic people (and early Viking Age) for recording information and channeling spiritual energy. You can choose up to three of these runes to be added to your Knotwork tooling pattern as a bindrune. A bindrune is a symbol that is made up of multiple runes, generally used as a symbolic or ritual charm. You can also simply tell me the intended purpose or story that you want to imbue in the piece (protection, health, prosperity, courage, etc) and I will choose the Bindrune best suited to your purpose.

Virtual Classes
The Virtual Class for this kit has now passed, however you can still purchase access to the recording of the live class anytime! This is a great option for visual learners, or those who want more detailed instruction. The recording is hosted on Needfire Apothecary's Teachable platform. Once you purchase access to the class, Needfire will create an account for you and email you your sign-in information within a week of purchase.

However, if you want more than just the one class, consider purchasing The Crafter's Bundle. This all-inclusive bundle gets you all 5 Crafter's Kits and Virtual Classes, as well as the Tool Pack needed to craft your projects.


Sunday, March 7, 2021 3pm - 4:30pm EST

Lesson #1: Crafting a 9” valet tray, adorned with a bindrune for luck and good fortune.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Gleb Golub
Great for dice rolling

Embercrafts Creations sent me this leather tray it's great for dice rolling when you'r playing DND. Still need to buy the tools to imprint the tree on to the leather.