It takes an unique device chest to obtain me to rest up straight– I have actually spent the last 6 or 7 years of my life investigating and writing concerning device chests. But this one, most likely Swedish, is wonderful.

While the make-up of all the tools, burl takes care of and color plan behaves, exactly what is most remarkable is the means the box is put together with screws as well as beadboard. Completions of the upper body are mounted– maybe with mortise-and-tenon joints. But most the upper body is developed by layering items in addition to each other as well as screwing them together.


Likewise creative is the lid with the hinged doorways. After studying the images it resembles the left door is shut first and secured location with moving locks. Then you close the best door (there’s a dirt seal on its front) as well as lock that to the various other doorway with a wooden catch.

The hinged doors develop a nice area that I would think behaves to work out of.

If you look close you can likewise see how the chest has actually been altered a number of times in the last 100 years approximately.

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