- Vine and Leaf inlay
- Brass lock and hinges
- Hand Dovetailed corners
- Interior tray, lid, and bottom: solid Eastern Red Cedar
- Handles on the side
- Finish: minwax helmsman spar urethane
26 inches long
21 inches wide
24 inches high
A chest or trunk has many names and purposes. The hope chest is a traditional piece of furniture given to an unmarried daughter usually when she comes of age. Stored in it are clothing, household linen, and other items in anticipation of married life. In Australia the chest is called the glory box. In the United Kingdom the term used is the bottom drawer. Some other names used are the dowry chest, cedar chest, trousseau chest
The Blanket Chest will hold and keep your blankets, coats, sweaters and keepsakes in the warm months, yet be a decorative addition to the bedroom or den. No matter how long you use it and have it, your chest will remain sturdy and beautiful. This is a useful heirloom to be passed to great grandchildren.
Western Red Cedar Trimmed in Mahogany
Terry is a fine builder of exquisite handcrafted unique wood crafts. The main purpose of this project is to create and avenue for Terry to off load his wooden boxes. He wants to build more, but his wife will only allow him to make more when he gets rid of one. If you have any questions, or see something you like, or have a custom request; give Terry a call.