Craftsman-Style Bride's Chest

Functionality and beauty combine in this classic piece of American fine furniture. Best of all, it’s every bit as practical as it is attractive.

You don’t have to be a new bride to appreciate the beauty and utility of this traditional chest. The Craftsman-style design is loosely based on a Gustav Stickley original from the early 1900s. The design is both timeless and straightforward to build. The steel corners are easy to make using common shop tools, and a few simple metalworking techniques. Plus, the cedar lining makes this chest a great place to store blankets and linens.



What You Get:

  • 12 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • More than 80 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Tips and technique for making the metal corners
  • Cutting diagram. Materials list. Project sources

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