Sapele Steamer Trunk With Lid Mounted Drawers And Tray

This is a unique Sapele Mahogany trunk.
The lid is coopered mahogany sculpted to a pleasing and smooth arc. Inside of the lid are four maple drawers with mahogany drawer faces. There is a beautiful figured veneered flap with a small wooden capped screw to hold the drawers in place with the lid closed. The handles on the drawers are hand cut from leather with small nails of brass or copper. The entire box is practically water tight with the inner liner being Spanish cedar. Inside of the main compartment is a small 14"x14" sliding tray above 6" high dividers that can be changed to fit your specific needs. The black trim is Wenge and the runners on the underside are Ipe. The black strapping is leather nailed in place.
The over all dimensions of the trunk are 18" deep, 22" tall, and 42" wide.
With over 80 hours of layering joinery and decorative aspects, the construction of this trunk is both beautiful and incredibly sturdy.
The picture shows a trunk made from Sapele Mahogany but other species can be used. Just send me a message and we can work out any details to tailor your trunk to suit you.

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