Metallic patinas and dye oxides make this chest shimmer.
SHOP OWNER: Clint Searl
LOCATION: Kintnersville, PA I recently completed this cedar lined blanket/sweater chest in the style of a Japanese tansu. It's 43x20x20. The frame and lid are of red oak, joined with through tenons and mortises. The panels are decorated with veneered fabric and patina'd metallic coatings and dye oxides. The piece is the first of seven similarly framed units with drawers and sliding doors which will adjoin and stack in a stair-like configuration (kaidan dansu) to stretch across a bedroom wall....Clint Searl
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