Treasure Chests: The Legacy of Extraordinary Boxes

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Taunton Press, 2003 - House & Home - 200 pages
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T"reasure Chests traces the fascinating evolution of the boxes that have held the things that people valued most throughout history. For thousands of years, chests have gone to war and to sea, journeyed with us across entire continents, and protected the possessions we hold most dear in our very own homes. From tool chests to toy chests, this book celebrates how extraordinary a box can be when it is meant to hold the things we cherish most.
  

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Wooden chests have served many purposes throughout the centuries; they've held tools, the possessions of sailors, and the future housewares of brides often their owner's most precious things ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
Treasure Chests
23
Bridal Chests
43
Tool Chests
63
Sea Chests
111
Chests for Travel
135
Chests for
155
SpecialPurpose Chests
177
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Lon Schleining teaches woodworking at Cerritos College and has been a professional stair builder for 20 years. He lives in Long Beach, California.

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