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The Be Present Box

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Sometimes we need help remembering what's most important. This little box helps you do that. A simple, friendly, beautifully crafted wooden phone holder that reminds you to be fully present with the people you are with. The box invites you and your conversation partners to: 1. Insert Phone, 2. Close Lid, and 3. Be Present.

NEW FOR 2015 : The Be Present Box is now sized to fit the iPhone 6 Plus and other large phones!! But if yours is super huge and maybe it's got a really bulky case, you might want to measure its length and width to make sure it fits before placing your order. The interior space of the box is 6 3/4” long, 3 1/2” wide, 1 3/16” tall.

Depending on the thickness of your phone and its case, the box can hold between two and four smartphones stacked together. Most people are able to get three inside.

Thank you :)


4 out of 5 stars
  • Reviewed by Jason Parkinson
    5 out of 5 stars
    Apr 7, 2018
    Beautiful craftsmanship. Absolutely love this box. Now I need another one for work :)
    The Be Present Box

  • Reviewed by addie42407
    5 out of 5 stars
    Mar 6, 2018
    It’s beautifully made and of excellent quality. And one of the best gifts you can give these days.
    The Be Present Box

  • Reviewed by Jennifer Everson
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jan 21, 2018
    Please let me know when you start making the larger version of the Be Present Box. This one has changed our lives! Outstanding craftsmanship!!
    The Be Present Box

  • Reviewed by Kate Spinelli
    1 out of 5 stars
    Jan 16, 2018
    This item is beautiful....but the top doesn’t slide on and off without an incredible use of force....not sure why??? I was bummed 😞
    The Be Present Box
    Mark Love responded

    I'm very sorry Kate! On very rare occasion, items made from solid wood will shift slightly as the wood adjusts to its environment. Looks like your box shrunk just enough to make the lid tight. I've only heard this from one other person in four years. But of course I'm sending you a new, functioning one ASAP to replace it. Very sorry for any inconvenience, and thanks again for you business!


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What if there’s a problem with it?

It’s hard to imagine what that might be, but who knows, maybe something will go wrong. If it does, and it’s not because you dropped it down a flight of stairs or something, then we’ll replace it for you for no charge.

What if I decide I don’t want it?

Well, okay. Michael and I both offer a 30 day satisfaction guarantee on our furniture, so we might as well offer it here too. Send it back in good shape within a month and we’ll refund your money, except the shipping fee. Sound fair?

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How does it ship?

We will wrap it in foam and mail it in a large padded envelope or box, via the USPS.

The Be Present Box

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  • Handmade item
  • Material: Solid mahogany and ash
  • Made to order
  • Feedback: 33 reviews
  • Favorited by: 308 people
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