Steamer Trunk – Oak

Trunk_SteamerThis classic steamer trunk design by Rockler is as sturdy as it is beautiful.  It features brass plated steel hardware, leather lift handles, a spring trunk lock, bail latches, and 95° stopped hinges.  The lift-out tray allows easy access to the bottom compartment.  Use it for general storage, as a hope chest, blanket chest, or foot locker.

Trunk_5225Please note that if built according to the plan, this trunk is mostly plywood. We re-worked the design and use all hardwood.  Even the bottom of the trunk is built like a tongue & groove wooden floor.

We built this one of red oak with walnut trim banding and a lacquer finish.  It has antique brass hardware.

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