The Writing Box-Galen Leather
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The Writing Box

*We are producing a new group of writing boxes. Will be available again at the end of the August. 120$ + Shipment

An analog box for today writers.

Crafted from solid walnut wood and vegetable tanned leather.

Designed to carry analog writing tools, notebooks on the desk.

Angled cover to write comfortably on journeys.


Inspired From Thomas Jefferson's Writing Desk

To see detailed history and plans of the Thomas Jefferson's Writing Box click here 

We make a collaboration with Walden Woodworkers Co. to build this beauty.A box for all your writing instruments.At the end of the 


  • Six elastic pen slots
  • One big elastic pocket size notebook holder
  • One small elastic pocket size notebook holder
  • Four uppper elastic slots for clips/ papers /rulers
  • The base fits two A5 notebooks, or TN, papers, docs 
  • Outside of the top cover fits a flat lay A5 notebook 

  • Shown a Hobonichi Cousin at the pictures.
  • Accessories are not included shown at the pictures.


  • Outside :32 x 26 x 7 cm   Inside: 23 x 29 x 5 cm
  • Solid walnut wood
  • Nickel plated brass accessories
  • 15 angled cover to write comfortably on it
  • Vegetable tanned leather inside the cover
  • Comes in a thick cardboard box.
  • Finished with natural linseed & tung oil
  • Package cover designed by Mathias Johansson 
  • Made by Walden Woodworkers Co.

For inspirations please click here.



Customer Reviews

Based on 114 reviews
Writing box

Received my writing box and I must say it is as pretty as expected! I look forward to making use of it on a daily basis.

Love my writing desk

Have admired this writing desk/box for some time and read some reviews on fountain pen sites that were cautious, describing imperfections in the box, but isn't that want we want in a handmade writing box? I didn't find a single imperfection and I absolutely love this writing box. It was not as deep as I imagined so pay attention to the measurements, but you will not be disappointed with this family keepsake!

Very fine writing box

...and quite spacious, although I thought it would be "deeper" and be made of more leather parts. It is well done and I'm delighted to have my favorite fountain pens stored in one place and nicely displayed when I open the box. Very elegant looking, practical and decorative. I love using it every day- can't go without it anymore: it keeps all my precious writing stuff :-) . I haven't needed to use the strap yet, but it looks great on it, and is made of nice sturdy leather. I recommend both!


Real handy, beautiful!!!

Superb Craftsmanship

Beautifully crafted writing desk. I feel like have something truly special, made especially for me. It is smaller than I expected but its size fits nicely in the lap for true lap desk writing.

*Products suitable for personalization, are shown on the product pages.It is and additional option.

*If you want a monogram option on your item please select it from choose box at the right side of the page.

*The Monogram default position will be on the front right bottom corner. Up to 3 characters . (if you want a special location please inform us)

Up to 3 characters you can personalize your item with ;
A....Z Capital letters
0....9 numbers
. , & ! # - _ @ / : * punctuation.

Please tell  us your initials in the "Special instructions for seller" text box in the cart page. 

3 characters is the maximum. If need more, please contact us.

Font and height, the default for this listing is Times New Roman, 1 cm high, same as the lead picture.

Special branding with your company logo is possible for bulk orders.Please contact us for the details.




Put Your Logo On It

We offer corporate gifts at varying price points, as well as company specific merchandising programs.

We offer drop shipping services to your customers or clients. We make all products in house and have full control over

Please Note: We have the ability to put your logo on any of our products.

Please contact us via contact page.

  • May 2018 Update - Right now we have a 2-3 weeks turnaround time due to volume of handworks.
  • We ship worldwide, on all orders.
  • All items are ready to shipment in in 8-10 business days in our workshop, located in Istanbul
  • Dispatch time is one working days after clear payment using our shipping partners, UPS&,Fedex
  • All packages require signature to deliver
  • We deliver all international destinations. Deliveries to US addresses will take 4-5 days, for UK and Europe 2-3 days and Australia 6-7 days..
  • We can't ship to FPO&APO addresses. Due to security reasons we can't ship to PO boxes.
  • Buyers are responsible about custom duties.(There is no additional taxes in USA).Due to rates vary by country and by what was ordered, we are not able to supply an estimated cost.
  • All items can be returned for a full refund within 7 days of receipt. Buyer is responsible for the Shipping costs.Please feel free to ask any questions you might have before placing an order.
  • We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Visa Debit and Maestro via PayU.  All payments are secure online.
  • Delivery Times


3-4 Days


2-3 Days


2-3 Days


4-5 Days

Rest of the world

Max.7 days 

We make our items from locally sourced 2-4mm vegetable tanned cow leather.

Hand painted, hand-stitched all processes made by hand.

Leather softness level is medium.Every piece of leather absorbs dye differently. Your sleeve may look slightly different than the one shown here. 

When you receive your item leather can be a bit stiff.In time the leather will soften .Our leather aged very well with daily use.

All edges are burnished / finished .

Care & Cleaning

Your leather product is designed to last a lifetime and age gracefully along the way. The only thing you need to care for your product is Neatsfoot oil or Olive oil. Apply a light layer of oil with a cloth.


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