Aggie Lala drawer, September 08th , 2017. Cedar is a wood type which has gained great popularity for the creating of hope chests in more recent times. Cedar is a wood with a huge variance in color, going from a light tan to a brownish red. This gives furniture pieces a 'comfortable' look. Of course the wonderful smell of cedar is also an added attraction. Many wood workers choose to line their hope chests with a thin layer of Cedar, or at least add a layer to the bottoms. The wonderful cedar smell can be rejuvenated by gentle sanding with 200 grit sand paper.
Blaguna Rajani drawer, September 09th , 2017. Shaker Style furniture and hope chests have been crafted in America for the last 200 years. This furniture style is the end result of the strict Shaker religion viewpoint that that all things were to be created for maximum utilitarian efficiency. Added embellishments were thought to be entirely unnecessary and a wrongful expenditure. This is why the Shaker Style form has simple lines and no decorative elements such as inlay work, added raised wood designs or engraved designs that were common among other Early American hope chest styles. Only on a few furniture pieces is there a little bit of beaded work design. The same reasoning went into why the legs were always straight and without any curves. In addition, Shaker furniture is usually stained rather than painted in holding with this viewpoint.
Imke Delara drawer, September 09th , 2017. During the mid 19th Century, manufactures in Denmark decided to make affordable,attractive furniture which would have a world wide market.The striped down style of Shaker furniture lent itself well to being manufactured, so many of the furniture prototypes were of the Shaker design and influence. This endeavor has proven to be very successful.
Pax Ivanna drawer, September 09th , 2017. Whatever kind of material and style you choose, it is for sure that you are going to find something that is alluring online. Buying chest of drawer online is easier as you can make a comparison between several different products and their configurations. Here are few tips on buying the right chest of drawers that will blend perfectly with your room dcor and also make your shopping simpler and easier:
Aggie Lala drawer, September 09th , 2017. Before buying a chest of drawers, you must first of all, consider the spaces available where it is suppose to be kept. A size that fits the space and fulfils your storage requirement must be selected. Also, one must not forget the doors and entry ways. A chest of drawer must be placed in such a way that the door and drawers do not collide while opening as this would damage the finish and cause scratches on both the entry door and surface of the drawers. Also, make sure that chest is kept away from any heat or water source as both water and heat reduces the life of the wooden furniture.
Mari Holzer drawer, September 09th , 2017. Kiln dried wood is very important when constructing hope chest furniture. Blanket storage chests have the need to be made strong since they are large furniture types and are able to hold very heavy amounts of personal items. The use of kiln dried wood means that your furniture piece will be able to take temperature changes. It also means that the construction quality of your blanket chest is more enduring since the wood will not try to shrink and bend out of shape. This is an important factor since most handcrafted blanket chests are made using precise joinery styles that require sturdy hardwoods.
Emem Tomislava drawer, September 09th , 2017. A chest of drawers is a small stand alone piece of furniture having multiple drawers, one above the other. They have enough of storage space to store your personal belongings, clothing and other accessories. In terms of comfort and style, a bed holds the most prominent place in the bedroom, but if functionality and storage are considered, a chest of drawers is of the utmost importance. A chest of drawer is also called as a dresser.
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Lehua Kyllikki drawer, September 08th , 2017. Finally, a media cabinet may be what you need to organize your CDs and video games, or to store your television or computer. Like the mule chest, there is no set design for the media cabinet. Many are geared toward teens while some give you a stylish, sophisticated place to discreetly store electronics and accessories.
Rajya Maureen drawer, September 09th , 2017. The Dower Chest, better known as a Hope Chest or Blanket Chest in present time, is referred to by the Pennsylvania Dutch as Ausschteier Kischt. This piece of furniture is the most cherished and most representative of the Germanic Immigrants who came to live in Pennsylvania during the late 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries.Young girls between the ages of eight to ten were given Hope Chests inscribed with their names and usually the date of presentation. This storage chest was filled with household items that the girl made, was given or purchased in anticipation of her future marriage. On her wedding day, this completely filled Hope Chest was proudly placed in the "Wedding Wagon" to be taken to her new home. Items would have included blankets, bed linens, baby clothes, quilts and some family heirlooms.
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