Shaker Blanket Chest
This cherry and tiger maple blanket chest is based on several Shaker pieces. This chest was constructed of solid cherry with hand dovetailed corners and a large hand dovetailed drawer.
Solid wood construction throughout - Cherry and Tiger Maple - other woods available.
The corners of the chest feature hand cut dovetail construction
Battens on underside of the lid prevent lid warping or twisting
As an option, the bottom panel of the main chest and the drawer bottom can be constructed from aromatic cedar to provide a wonderful aroma and natural protection from insects.
The solid brass hinges are mortised into the lid and back rail
Solid Brass lid support
The chest is available with and without the bottom drawer.
Secret Compartments can be built in for a truly unique piece.
The piece is finished with multiple coats of shellac and wiping varnish, waxed and rubbed to a satin patina.
Many Types and Styles of Blanket Chests are available - Please Inquire