How to Make a Key Holder Box?

One way to ensure you never lose your keys is to make a key holder box.

This way, you can keep your keys in one place and always know where they are.

Plus, it's a great way to add a personal touch to your home décor.

In this post, we'll show you how to make a key holder box step-by-step.

What You'll Need to Make a Wooden Key Holder - Key Holder Tutorial

A key holder box is a great way to organize your keys and keep them safe.

Here's what you'll need to make your own key holder box:

  • A box (preferably with a lid)
  • A DIY key ring
  • A few keys
  • A piece of cardboard
  • A pen or pencil
  • A hammer
  • Nails
  • A saw (optional)

First, you'll need to find a suitable box. It doesn't have to be anything fancy, but it should be large enough to fit all of your keys. In order to make a key holder box, you will need a few tools.

a wooden key holder box

For the box itself, you will need a saw (to cut the wood) and sandpaper (to make the wood smooth). You will also need screws, nails, or glue to hold the box together. For the key holder part of the box, you will need something to hang the keys on. This can be a simple metal ring, or something more decorative.

Step-by-step Instructions to Build a DIY Holder

A key holder box is a great way to organize your keys and keep them safe. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make a key holder box:

  • Find a box that is large enough to hold all of your keys. A shoe box or a small plastic bin works well.
  • Cut a hole in the top of the box big enough for your hand to fit through.
  • Decorate the box if you like. You can use paint, stickers, or wrap it in fabric.
  • Hang the box on a wall or a doorknob using nails or screws.
  • Put your keys in the box and close the lid.

Making the Box

We'll be using a few simple supplies and tools to create this project.

  • First, you'll need a box. We recommend using a wooden box, but you can use any type of box that you have on hand. If you're using a wooden box, you'll need to sand it down to make sure that the paint will adhere properly.
  • Next, you'll need some paint. Choose a color that you like and that will match the decor in your home. Once you have your paint, you'll need to decide on a design.

Adding the Hanging Hardware

Assuming you have your key holder box built and ready to go, it's now time to add the hanging hardware so you can display it on your wall. This is a relatively easy process, but there are a few things to keep in mind.

  • First, you'll need to decide where you want to hang your key holder box. It's important to find a spot that's easily accessible, but not so obvious that it becomes a target for theft. Once you've found the perfect spot, use a measuring tape to determine how high up you'll need to mount the box.
  • Next, you'll need to gather your supplies. For this project, you'll need a hammer, nails, and screw eyes (or other hanging hardware). It is important to make sure that the hardware is placed evenly so that the box hangs straight. Once you have determined the placement, use a drill to make pilot holes for the screws.
  • Next, insert the screws into the pilot holes and tighten them until they are snug. Be careful not to overtighten the screws, as this can strip the wood and cause the hardware to become loose.

Adding the Key Hooks

Assuming you have already built the key holder box (or bought one), it's time to add the key hooks!

This is a pretty simple process, but there are a few things to keep in mind.

key holder on the wooden wall

Make sure the hooks you select will fit inside the box.

You don't want them to be too big or too small.
Select hooks that will be durable and long-lasting.

You don't want your keys to fall off and get lost!
Consider the finish of the hooks.

You may want them to match the finish of the box, or you may want to them trust it for a more unique look.

Install the hooks following the manufacturer's instructions.


    There you have it – a key holder box that is both stylish and functional! This project is perfect for anyone who is looking for a way to organize their keys, and it makes a great gift for friends and family. With some woodworking skills and some basic tools, you can easily make this key holder box in no time.


    How do you make a homemade key holder?

    A key holder is a great way to keep your keys organized and within reach. But if you don't have one, you can easily make your own! With a few supplies and some simple instructions, you can make a key holder that will suit your needs. Here's what you'll need:

    • A piece of wood (about 6"x6")
    • A saw -Paint or a sealant
    • Key hooks -Screws
    • A drill.

    Follow these steps to make your own key holder:

    • Cut your piece of wood to the desired size.
    • Paint or seal the wood, if desired.
    • Attach the key hooks to the wood using screws. Hang the key holder in a convenient location.

    Now you have a homemade key holder that will help you keep your keys organized!

    the wooden key holder box on the wall

    How do you make a key holder shelf?

    To make a key holder shelf, you will need a few supplies.

    • First, you will need a piece of wood that is at least 12 inches wide and 18 inches long. You will also need a drill, screws, and hooks. Start by drilling four holes in the wood, evenly spaced.
    • Next, screw the hooks into the holes. Make sure that the hooks are screwed in securely.
    • Finally, hang the key holder shelf on a wall using the screws. That's it! You now have a key holder shelf that can be used to hold keys, leashes, or other small items.

    What is the best way to store a key?

    The best way to store a key depends on a few different factors. If you need to have quick access to the key, then keeping it on your person is the best option. If you are worried about losing the key, then keeping it in a safe or lock box is a better option. Ultimately, the best way to store a key is the way that best meets your needs.

    Author - Nurlana Alasgarli
    Nurlana Alasgarli           

    Content Specialist

    Nurlana Alasgarli is a professional copywriter with more than 6 years of creative writing experience. Having lived and experienced all over the world, there are many writing genres that Nurlana follows, including nature, arts and crafts and the outdoors. Nurlana brings life to content creation, captivating her readers.


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