This blanket chest was made for a local Custommade customer. Made in the traditional craftsman style, the curly cherry really made this one stand out.
The chest is solid curly cherry throughout. The 24" wide, 3 piece top all came out of the same beautiful board. Traditional mortise and tenon joinery for the legs and rails, and tongue and grooved stiles and rails with floating panels. The bottom of the inside is lined with aromatic red cedar to help prevent moths, and smell pretty.
This piece came out even nicer than expected, the photos don't quite do it justice.
Finish is Boiled Linseed Oil, followed by shellac, and then all topped of with hand rubbed lacquer.
Overall dimensions are 48"x24"x24"
This piece is available with the "Lid-Stay" torrison hinges which will allow the lid to stay open in any position, and prevent little fingers from getting smashed by the heavy lid.